Christ Church Lutheran, Mpls, MN, Eliel & Eero Saarinen

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Christ Church Lutheran, Mpls, MN, Eliel & Eero Saarinen

Postby GVRanch » Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:26 am

Christ Church Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN

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Photo: Peter J. Sieger, Dml - Minneapolis Star Tribune Sunday 01-18-2009

Name: Christ Church Lutheran
Architect: Eliel Saarinen & Eero Saarinen
Year: 1949 & 1962

Street: 3244 34th Avenue South
City: Minneapolis
State: MN
Zip: 55406
Country: U.S.A.
Phone: 612-721-6611
Tours: 11 a.m., first Sunday each month, or call ahead.

Type: Church (1949) Eliel Saarinen, Education Wing addition Eero Saarinen (1962)
Style Modernist
Status: National Historic Landmark (January 2009); National Register of Historic Places (June 2001)

Just designated a national historic landmark, this 1949 modernist church was designed by Eilel Saarinen, with Eero Saarinen completing the original design when the 1962 addition was built. Both the church and the education wing earned the historic landmark designation.

A story appears in the Minneapolis Star Tribune at:
http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/faith/37775049.html?elr=KArksUUUU

Here is the Strib's photo gallery:
http://www.startribune.com/galleries/30010794.html?elr=KArksUUUU[/img]

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