AKA: First Methodist Church #1, Pasadena, CA; Holliston Methodist Church, Pasadena, CA

Structure Type: built works - religious structures - churches

Designers: Ridgway and Ripley, Architects (firm); Harry Ridgway (architect); C. B. Ripley (architect)

Dates: constructed 1887

280 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

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This church was later moved (c. 1922-1923) to 1305 East Colorado Boulevard.

Building History

The architectural firm of Ridgway and Ripley appear to have begun the design process on this building in approximately March of 1887.

Building Notes

Tel: 626.535.9520 (2020).


This church was dismantled c. 1922, and its stone walls given to build the Lake Avenue Methodist Church #2, later known as the Holliston Methodist Church. The Gothic edifice was re-erected at 1305 East Colorado Boulevard.

PCAD id: 4590