This handsome Romanesque Revival church of yellow brick reflects the dominant social status and affluence of the Scots-Irish Methodists in the area. McCrea was a knowledgeable advocate for the Akron plan. Here the auditorium-style seating was composed of curved pews. McCrea, who had been a resident of Drayton before moving to New York City, proposed a design with simple lines and relatively light massing. With its bold facade of six tall round-arched stained glass windows that step down in size to follow the slope of the gable roof, the church exterior departs from heavy Richardsonian treatments.
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Drayton United Methodist Church
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