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First Church of Christ Scientist

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1916, 1927. 931 Cooper Ave. (northwest corner of 10th St.)
  • (Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

This clapboard church, classical except for its Gothic-arched windows, is simple in the best Christian Science tradition. Tasteful traditional elements such as the columned porch, bracketed eaves, and pilasters, as well as the matching rear reading room added in 1927, adorn this distant relative of a Greek temple, which bows to its more imposing residential neighbors.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "First Church of Christ Scientist", [Glenwood Springs, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 482-482.

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