America's Religious Architecture: Sacred Places for Every Community
From the Moorish synagogue in small Texas town, to the New England meetinghouse nestled in the palm trees of Hawaii, this comprehensive historical survey of America's religious architecture celebrates the country's ethnic and spiritual diversity through the magnificent breadth of these community landmarks. The first comprehensive architectural and cultural history of its kind, the book features 500 places of worship nationwide, many listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Includes over 300 black-and-white photographs and foreword by Bill Moyers, creator of the PBS "Genesis" series.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Middle Atlantic Region
East North Central Region
West North Central Region
South Atlantic Region
East South Central Region
West South Central Region
African-American altar American Buildings Survey ARCHITECT ARCHITECT I BUILDER architecture arrived available CDNSTRUCTIDN Baptist Church became began bimah brick brick Gothic Cathedral Chapel Christ church was built churches built city's Civil colony Congregational Church constructed County ARCHITECT cultural Dakota dedicated DEDICATIDN DATE designed eastern erected established ethnic exterior German Gothic Revival Gothic Revival church Gothic Revival style Greek Revival Historic American Buildings Historic Places immigrants Indians interior Island Jewish Jews land located Lutheran Church Meeting House meetinghouse Methodist Church Methodist Episcopal Church mission missionaries Mormons National Register North North Dakota oldest organized Orthodox Church parish places of worship Presbyterian Church Protestant pulpit railroad region Register of Historic religious remains replaced Richard Upjohn River Roman Catholic Church Romanesque Romanesque Revival rural Russian Orthodox Church Saints Scots-Irish settled settlement settlers South Street structure surviving synagogue Temple territory tower town United Virginia West