|Location||5755 Palos Verdes Dr. S
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
|NRHP Reference #||05000210|
|Added to NRHP||July 11, 2005|
Wayfarers Chapel, also known as "The Glass Church" is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. It is noted for its unique modern architecture and location on cliffs above the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the Swedenborgian Church of North America and serves as a memorial to its founder, Emanuel Swedenborg.
As with many of Wright's buildings, the chapel features geometric designs and incorporates the natural landscape into the design. The Wayfarers Chapel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Because of its scenic location, the church is very popular for weddings, both in the chapel itself and also outside on the chapel grounds.
The church was featured in the Fox teen drama television series The O.C., as the site of weddings and funerals. It was also featured briefly on the American science fiction television series Sliders. In addition, the chapel was part of the final marriage scene in Innerspace, an episode in season four of 90210. The chapel was featured in one of the final scenes in the 2014 movie Endless Love, as well as being featured in the ABC television series Revenge.
The Lord's Prayer on the steps inside the Wayfarers Chapel.
- Spherical panorama of Wayfarers Chapel (Requires Adobe Flash)
- Palos_Verdes travel guide from Wikivoyage
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