First Church of Christ Scientist - Berkeley, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 51.932 W 122° 15.353
10S E 565451 N 4191156
Quick Description: A nice gothic style church in Berkeley, CA
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2011 5:04:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMBBAJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 7

Long Description:
The church is located on the corner of Dwight Way and Bowditch Street. It was designed by Californian architect Bernard Maybeck in 1910. The building is a mix of different styles, including: Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic to Japanese.

The Church is considered Bernard Maybeck’s masterpiece. According to Maybeck’s biographer, Kenneth Cardwell, “No other building demonstrates so completely Maybeck’s imaginative architectural genius [...] with its masterly handling of space, structure, color, and light.”
Architect: Bernard Maybeck

Prize received: AIA Gold Medal

In what year: 1951

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Website about the building: Not listed

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