First Congregational Church (Portland, Oregon)
First Congregational Church
Portland Historic Landmark
|Location||1126 SW Park Avenue|
|Area||0.3 acres (0.12 ha)|
|Architect||Henry J. Hefty|
|Architectural style||Gothic, Italian Gothic|
|NRHP reference No.||75001594|
|Added to NRHP||May 2, 1975|
The First Congregational Church is a church located in downtown Portland, Oregon, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Construction took place over a period of six years, from 1889 to 1895. The building was designed by Swiss architect Henry J. Hefty in Venetian Gothic style. The interior includes stained-glass windows, commissioned in 1906, made by Portland's Povey Brothers Studio. The building's height to the top of the bell tower is 175 feet (53 metres) to 185 feet.
- Carrie B. Wilson Adams (renowned sacred music composer and church organist during the early 20th century)
- Horace Lyman
- National Register of Historic Places listings in Southwest Portland, Oregon
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- Portland Historic Landmarks Commission (July 2010), Historic Landmarks -- Portland, Oregon (XLS), retrieved November 5, 2013.
- "Oregon National Register List" (PDF). Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. June 6, 2011. p. 33. Retrieved September 29, 2013.
- Paul B. Hartwig and Robert K. Sutton (March 28, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: First Congregational Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved February 25, 2016. Cite journal requires
- "Building History". First Congregational United Church of Christ. Archived from the original on October 2, 2013. Retrieved September 29, 2013.
- Korn, Peter (May 15, 2014). "For whom does this bell toll?". Portland Tribune. p. 1. Retrieved 2014-05-18.