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Nazareth Convent and Academy - Concordia, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys
N 39° 33.844 W 097° 39.655
14S E 615029 N 4380231
Quick Description: Nazareth Convent and Academy is the Motherhouse of the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/21/2012 7:50:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMEY9H
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:

"The Nazareth Convent and Academy Building is an outstanding example of Ecclesiastical architecture designed in the Romanesque style. Its dominating tower and extensive stone trim make it one of the most impressive structures and a landmark in north central Kansas."

The Romanesque style structure, while irregularly shaped, is approximately 200 feet long, 150 feet wide, and reaches a height of 55 at its highest point. The exterior is red brick with cut stone trim.

The original part of the structure was completed in 1903, with cornerstone services having been held May 15, 1902. William P Feth was the architect and the total cost, including land, was estimated at $100,000. In 1908 a large Chapel was added to the east side of the structure, completing the current front facade.

Source
Street address:
13th and Washington
Concordia, Kansas USA


County / Borough / Parish: Cloud

Year listed: 1973

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899

Historic function: Church Related Residence, Church School

Current function: Church Related Residence, Church School

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

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