ok We use cookies on our website to allow you the best possible service. More information can be found here.
Your location:

First United Methodist Church

View all 8 images Download as PDF Purchase Images

Identification

First United Methodist Church
Coppertop Church
260267

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
granite
light gray
modernism

Usages

church (methodist)

Facts

  • This striking modernist church stands on Skyline Parkway, at the crest of the hills rising from Lake Superior to Duluth Heights. It is almost 600 feet above the surface of the lake.
  • The site slopes 26 feet, with the tip of the cross atop the spire rising 150 feet above the base on the Lake Superior side.
  • The nave of the church rises 88 feet from the floor to the peak.
  • The nave has a seating capacity of 790 persons, with 74 seats in the balcony.
  • The exterior stone is Texas pink granite fabricated in Cold Spring, Minnesota.

Do you need more information about this building and its related companies?

More Information

Location

230 East Skyline Parkway
230 East Skyline Parkway
55811
East Hillside
Duluth
Minnesota
U.S.A.

Technical Data

150.00 ft
150.00 ft
3
1965
1966

Involved Companies


Pietro Belluschi
Melander, Fugelso, and Associates

Show now

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
Found a mistake?
Related Buildings