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Episcopal Church of the Reconciliation

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1974, Ford, Powell and Carson; 1987 addition, Frank Welch and Associates. 8900 Starcrest Dr.

This centrally planned church features exterior walls of large blocks of local limestone laid with alternate courses of yellow brick and a copper roof. Simple rectangular parish buildings of brick are connected by wooden arcades to form a large, square courtyard. The interior is rather simple, with the dominating feature being the square lantern set above the centrally placed altar. Frank Welch and Associates received a Texas Society of Architects design award for their addition of 1987.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Episcopal Church of the Reconciliation", [San Antonio, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-SA124.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 186-187.

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