Holy Trinity Church, Fresno

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Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church
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The Holy Trinity Church in 2009.
Religion
AffiliationArmenian Apostolic Church
Location
Location2226 Ventura Street, Fresno, California, U.S.
Geographic coordinates36°43′54″N 119°46′58″W / 36.731694°N 119.782639°W / 36.731694; -119.782639Coordinates: 36°43′54″N 119°46′58″W / 36.731694°N 119.782639°W / 36.731694; -119.782639
Architecture
Architect(s)Lawrence Karekin Condrajian
StyleRevivalism, Armenian influence[1]
Groundbreaking1913[2]
Completed1914
Official name: Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church
DesignatedJuly 31, 1986[3]
Reference no.86002097

The Holy Trinity Church (Armenian: Սուրբ Երրորդութիւն եկեղեցի) is an Armenian Apostolic church in Fresno, California. It was built in 1914, being the first one built in the style of traditional Armenian church architecture in the United States. The church has served as a focal point for Fresno's Armenian community since 1914.[4]

Holy Trinity is the oldest Armenian church in the Western United States[2] and the oldest standing Armenian church in the country. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 31, 1986.[3]

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  1. ^ "Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church (1914)". historicfresno.org.
  2. ^ a b "History of Holy Trinity Church". Holytrinityfresno.org. Retrieved 2014-02-20.
  3. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  4. ^ "Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church". Flickr.com. 2006-07-10. Retrieved 2014-02-20.

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