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: The First Church of Christ Scientist was built in 1910 by California architect Bernard Maybeck.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 2/20/2012 8:29:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMDRZV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 3

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.”
Date of building: 1/1/1910

How date of building was determined: Church Website

Address/Location:
2619 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA USA


Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Congregation sponsors a Christian Science Reading Room?: no

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Service time: Not Listed

Reading Room location: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Post an original picture of the building, proving your visit. No GPSrs required in the photo, but please, not photos poached from other internet sites.
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