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First United Methodist Church

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1940, Harvin C. Moore and Hermon Lloyd. 412 4th St. N
  • (Photograph by Gerald Moorhead )

Moore, a Houston architect, designed the First Methodist Church as a staged sequence of shallow-gabled volumes. A restrained classical entrance portal and arched nave windows accentuate the church's graceful proportions. Its limestone walls denote its construction in the 1940s, materially underscoring Moore's Texas regionalization of his American neoclassical historical model.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "First United Methodist Church", [Texas City, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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