Central Presbyterian Church - Atlanta, GA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
N 33° 44.984 W 084° 23.340
16S E 741857 N 3737470
Quick Description: The Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta was constructed in 1885 as the congregation's second church. The Central Presbyterian was organized in 1858 with 39 members from Atlanta's original Presbyterian congregation.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2007 11:43:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM20CD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 28

Long Description:
The Central Presbyterian Church of Atlanta was constructed in 1885 as the congregation's second church. The Central Presbyterian was organized in 1858 with 39 members from Atlanta's original Presbyterian congregation. The church was designed in the English Gothic style and has rough cut limestone on the main facade and plain brick on the others. It has a high bell tower with a pyramidal roof and truncated tower. An entrance foyer at street level has stairs leading to the sanctuary that is one level above the street. It retains its original stained glass windows, stairs, wainscoting, plaster walls, and altar area.

For more information: (visit link)

Architect, builder, or engineer:
Dougherty & Gardner, Lind,Edmund G.

Located in Downtown Atlanta across the street from the Georgia State Capitol.
Street address:
Central Presbyterian Church
201 Washington Street
Atlanta, GA USA
30303


County / Borough / Parish: Fulton

Year listed: 1986

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Religion - Church School, Religious Structure

Current function: Religion - Church School, Religious Structure

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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