You are here
Jefferson Hotel Parking Facility (Second Baptist Church)
If Thomas Jefferson used the Maison Carrée in Nîmes, France, as his model for the capitol, just a few blocks away, the architects of this Baptist church were perhaps more faithful to the ancients in their handling of the fluted Corinthian columns and the overall proportions and detailing. Now part of the Jefferson Hotel complex and used for parking, this building is a significant city landmark that awaits a new use.
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.