In 2008, fenced off and for sale
Second Church of Christ, Scientist is a historic former Christian Science church building located at 948 West Adams Boulevard, in the West Adams district of Los Angeles, California. It is now the Art of Living Center Los Angeles.
History [ edit ]
Designed by noted Los Angeles architect
Alfred H. Rosenheim in the Classical Revival style of architecture, it was built in 1910.
On July 17, 1968, the City of Los Angeles designated the building a
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument. On April 2, 1987, it was added to the [2 ] National Register of Historic Places. [1 ]
The church was used as the courthouse in the crime drama
Matlock and as a location for other film and TV projects.
The Art of Living Foundation [ edit ]
In late 2009, the Church property was sold to the non-profit
Art of Living Foundation. It was restored and is used as a community center, speaking and music venue, and is a center for the Foundation's service work and breathing, meditation, and other programs. While the Art of Living Foundation has been active in Southern California since the late 1980s, it officially opened in this location on April 14, 2010.
National register listing [ edit ]
Second Church of Christ, Scientist (added 1987 - Building - #87000576)
946 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Albert C. Martin, Sr., Alfred Rosenheim Architectural Style: Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Non-profit educational and humanitarian
Current Sub-function: Community service, personal development, trauma relief—501(c)(3)
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