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First United Methodist Church

Identification

First United Methodist Church
249495

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
neo-gothic

Usages

church

Facts

  • The facade consists of red brick laid in common bond.
  • The pseudo-mansard style pitched roof is sheathed in dark gray slate shingles.
  • Ten windows on the east and west facades depict events in the life of Christ.
  • The bell tower's largest bell weighs 2,208 pounds.
  • Previous to this building, three other churches were constructed and demolished on this site.
  • As in medieval gothic cathedrals, natural light floods the sanctuary through gothic arched windows.
  • A large window on the south elevation depicts a reproduction of Leonardo Da Vinci's "The Last Supper".
  • Each window in the sanctuary is made of leaded stained glass.
  • The bell tower initially housed ten bells; it now holds 15.
  • The church's design is noted for its strong English Gothic influence.

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Location

212 3rd Street North
212 Third Street North
33701
North Downtown
St. Petersburg
Florida
U.S.A.

Technical Data

144.00 ft
4
1925

Involved Companies

James Baldwin

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