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SK04 Presbyterian Church of the Pilgrims

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1928, Flournoy and Flournoy. 2201 P St.
  • Presbyterian Church of the Pilgrims (Franz Jantzen)

Benjamin Courtland Flournoy's English education is very much in evidence in his Church of the Pilgrims with its attached cloisters. The forms and surfaces are a greatly reduced modern adaptation of the decorated phase of English Gothic ecclesiastical structures. The light-colored, smooth Alabama limestone was perfectly suited to the sleek lines and surfaces and to the soaring 112-foot tower, with lancet windows, corner buttresses, and finials that are the recognizable descendants of their ancestors.

Writing Credits

Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee


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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "SK04 Presbyterian Church of the Pilgrims", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 340-340.

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