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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

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.

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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—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/DC-01-SK04.

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

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