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First Methodist Church

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1911, Sanguinet and Staats. 102 N. 2nd St.

The great curved front in polychrome brick of the three-story church is vaguely Romanesque with arched windows separated by projecting pilasters and a corbeled brick cornice. Paired towers with bracketed pyramidal roofs anchor the ends of the hemisphere, which reflects the seating-in-the-round plan preferred by the Methodists.

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Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "First Methodist Church", [Temple, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-NS22.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 117-117.

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