West Market Street Methodist Church, 302 West Market Street

Center City Greensboro Historic Architecture

West Market Street Methodist Church, 302 West Market Street

Greensboro, North Carolina 27401, United States

Created By: Preservation Greensboro

Point of Interest Details

The West Market Street Methodist Church was constructed in 1893 to plans by architect S. W. Foulk of New Castle, Pennsylvania. Theater-plan sanctuary and Akron-plan Sunday School arrangement could accommodate 2,000 worshippers. Sixty-eight stained glass windows were recycled from the German Pavilion at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The Richardsonian Romanesque form includes round-arched windows and entry points, a handsome granite base, substantial masonry walls, use of rounded walls and turrets, and a complex hipped roof punctuated by gables. Private.

Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Listed to the National Register of Historic Places in December 1985.

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