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Bertha E. R. Strosaker Memorial Presbyterian Church

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1953, Aymar Embury II. 1310 Ashman St.

Although Alden Dow was asked if he would design a “colonial” church, he declined, and a New York City architect, who worked with a New York contractor, designed this “American Georgian” church of brick and limestone for 550 worshippers as a memorial to the sister of a member of the Dow Chemical Board. Corinthian columns of solid Indiana limestone support the dominant portico. The building has a three-stage asymmetrical tower.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Bertha E. R. Strosaker Memorial Presbyterian Church", [Midland, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-MD6.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 323-323.

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