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Movement of Jesus Church (Sacred Heart Catholic Church)

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1879. 102 Holbrook St.

At the northern end of the Holbrook-Ross neighborhood stands this church that initially had a white Catholic congregation but now serves as an African American Apostolic church. The frame building is a picturesque version of Romanesque Revival with tall round-arched windows beneath wooden semicircular head moldings. A central tower has double windows above a central entrance crowned by a keystoned hood molding beneath a vestigial canopy.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Movement of Jesus Church (Sacred Heart Catholic Church)", [Danville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-PI58.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 376-376.

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