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Independent Presbyterian Church Sunday School Building

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1894, Charles Henry. 207 Bull St.

This is the third Sunday School building to sit on this innermost tything lot nearest Bull Street. The first was an 1833 one-story temple-like structure and the second a Victorian Gothic school built in 1884, but destroyed in the same fire that burned the adjoining church just five years later. Identified in a pamphlet as an Akron plan, this simple but classical structure is similar but deferential to the church across the lane. The two chamfered corner entrances, each with single colossal Doric columns, subtly engage both the church and Chippewa Square. Between them an overscaled pediment with a dramatic radial sunburst pattern crowns the building.

Writing Credits

Robin B. Williams with David Gobel, Patrick Haughey, Daves Rossell, and Karl Schuler


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Robin B. Williams with David Gobel, Patrick Haughey, Daves Rossell, and Karl Schuler, "Independent Presbyterian Church Sunday School Building", [Savannah, Georgia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Savannah, Robin B. Williams. With David Gobel, Patrick Haughey, Daves Rossell, and Karl Schuler. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016, 112-112.

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