First Church of Christ, Scientist (Elyria, Ohio)

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First Church of Christ, Scientist
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First Church of Christ, Scientist (Elyria, Ohio) is located in Ohio
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Elyria, Ohio)
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Elyria, Ohio) is located in the US
First Church of Christ, Scientist (Elyria, Ohio)
Location 309 East Ave., Elyria, Ohio
Coordinates 41°21′54″N 82°6′15″W / 41.36500°N 82.10417°W / 41.36500; -82.10417Coordinates: 41°21′54″N 82°6′15″W / 41.36500°N 82.10417°W / 41.36500; -82.10417
Area less than one acre
Built 1906
Architectural style Late Victorian
NRHP reference # 75001460[1]
Added to NRHP July 18, 1975

First Church of Christ, Scientist, located at 309 East Avenue, in Elyria, Ohio, in the United States is an historic structure that on July 18, 1975, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is now known as First Church Of Christ, Scientist, Elyria-Lorain.

National register listing[edit]

  • First Church Of Christ, Scientist (added 1975 - Building - #75001460)
  • 309 East Ave., Elyria
  • Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
  • Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
  • Architectural Style: Late Victorian
  • Area of Significance: Architecture
  • Period of Significance: 1900-1924
  • Owner: Private
  • Historic Function: Religion
  • Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
  • Current Function: Religion
  • Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

History[edit]

First Church of Christ, Scientist was built in 1906 by splitting an existing house in half, separating the halves and building a new section in between them. The new section consisted of an auditorium with a steep four sided roof-ceiling over it and an entrance porch facing the street.

Current use[edit]

First Church of Christ, Scientist is still an active Christian Science church .[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ The Christiam Science Journal, December 2007, p. 111