First Church of Christ, Scientist (Ottawa)

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First Church of Christ, Scientist (Ottawa)
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First Church of Christ, Scientist, (Ottawa)
Location 280 Gilmour Street Ottawa, Ontario Centretown
Country Canada
Denomination Christian Science
Consecrated 1914
Functional status Active
Architect(s) J.P. Maclaren,
Architectural type Italianate
Style Neoclassicism
Groundbreaking 1913

First Church of Christ, Scientist is a Christian Science church in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.[1]


The church in 1915.

The church was first organized in 1899. Its current Italianate style building in Centretown was designed by John Pritchard MacLaren (architect) 1913-14.[2] The church is one of only a few such buildings in Ottawa. The church maintains a Reading Room on Laurier Avenue in downtown Ottawa.

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Coordinates: 45°24′56″N 75°41′28″W / 45.415583°N 75.69116°W / 45.415583; -75.69116