AKA: Second Church of Christ, Scientist, Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, CA; Second Christian Science Church, Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles, CA
Structure Type: built works - religious structures - churches
Dates: constructed 1908
According to Gebhard and Winter, this church "...was inspired by the Mother Church in Boston." (See Gebhard and Winter, Los Angeles, An Architectural Guide, [Salt Lake City, UT: Gibbs Smith, Inc., 1994], p. 269.) Gebhard and Winter put the dates between 1905-1910.
Albert Carey (A.C.) Martin, Sr., acted as the structural engineer for the dome, which was reputedly the largest poured-concrete example in the world at the time of its construction.
Architect Elmer Grey designed several churches for the Christian Scientists between 1910-1923, including buildings in Los Angeles, CA, Long Beach, CA, and Palo Alto, CA. He designed an addition containing Sunday school rooms in 08/1923 for the 2nd Church of Christ, Scientist.
PCAD id: 1896