Monthly Archives: October 2015

St. Stephen the Martyr R. C. Church, Washington, DC

St. Stephen the Martyr is sited near George Washington University close to the border of Georgetown. The church fits in well with its immediate mid-rise residential neighbors along Pennsylvania Avenue.  The arched front facade is set off by a concrete bell … Continue reading

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Salem Missionary Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NYC

The Salem Missionary Baptist Church is a popular venue on Sundays with people coming and going and numerous ushers waiting to greeting you at the entrance. The congregation takes wonderful care of the mid-century structure. What is even more interesting … Continue reading

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Glenwood Jewish Center, Brooklyn, NYC

The Glenwood Jewish Center exists in a neighborhood largely devoid of a Jewish population today. The original building from 1953 is an extremely plain, utilitarian design of brick and today houses a church. The neighboring addition however is both striking … Continue reading

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189 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NYC

Soon to be demolished, 169 Montague Street is a through-block, nine-story commercial building. Walking down the Pierrepont Street side, passerby can see the original facade from the turn of the century which dates this building as one of the older … Continue reading

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