Coral Gables Congregational Church

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Coral Gables Congregational Church
CoralGablesCongregationalChurch.jpg
Coral Gables Congregational Church is located in Miami
Coral Gables Congregational Church
Coral Gables Congregational Church is located in Florida
Coral Gables Congregational Church
Coral Gables Congregational Church is located in the United States
Coral Gables Congregational Church
LocationCoral Gables, Florida
Coordinates25°44′33″N 80°16′44″W / 25.74250°N 80.27889°W / 25.74250; -80.27889Coordinates: 25°44′33″N 80°16′44″W / 25.74250°N 80.27889°W / 25.74250; -80.27889
NRHP reference #78000937[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 10, 1978

The Coral Gables Congregational Church is a historic Congregational church in Coral Gables, Florida, United States. The church was designed by the architect Richard Kiehnel of Kiehnel and Elliott in 1923 and is regarded as a fine example of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture.[2] It is located at 3010 DeSoto Boulevard. On October 10, 1978, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

It has been known to encourage artistic and musical pursuits for youths. In particular the Coral Gables Congregational Church Composition Prize which, in 2006, was won by Australian composer Gordon Hamilton.

History[edit]

The land for the church was donated by George E. Merrick, the developer who planned and built Coral Gables. Merrick dedicated it to his father, a Congregational minister.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Newcomb, Rex (2012). Spanish-Colonial Architecture in the United States. Courier Corporation. p. 13. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. ^ "Historic places in Coral Gables". coralgables.com. City of Coral Gables. Retrieved 29 November 2015.

External links[edit]