AKA: First Methodist Episcopal Church, Fullerton, CA; First Church of Religious Science, Fullerton, CA

Structure Type: built works - religious structures - churches

Designers: Walker, Albert Raymond (firm); Albert Raymond Walker (architect)

Dates: constructed 1909

Fullerton, CA

First Methodist Episcopal Church in Fullerton, CA, was an early design by Los Angeles architect, Albert Raymond Walker before his partnership with Percy A. Eisen in 1919; it follows the "Akron Plan," an organizational scheme that features a more compact semi-cicular auditorium, designed to bring parishoners closer to the pulpit; this plantype was named for a Methodist-Episcopal church in Akron, OH, designed 1866-1870, that became very influential within the denomination by 1900;

PCAD id: 4852