Christ Church Lutheran

Christ Church Lutheran (HMXST)

Location: Minneapolis, MN 55406 Hennepin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 56.608', W 93° 13.388'

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National Register of Historic Places

— June 20, 2001 —

Christ Church Lutheran was founded on 1911. This building, designed by world famous Finnish architect, Eliel Saarinen, was completed in 1949. Immediately the building received international acclaim as one of the earliest examples of modernist design of places of worship. The education wing designed by Saarinen's son, Eero, was completed in 1962. In 1977 the American Institute of Architects awarded the worship space the Twenty-Five Year Award, an award recognizing buildings of enduring significance. The award stated "Art, science and faith achieved a serene harmony in this church whose spirit and simplicity of form recall the early Christian era."
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Year Placed2001
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 10:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 482396 N 4976694
Decimal Degrees44.94346667, -93.22313333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 56.608', W 93° 13.388'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 56' 36.48" N, 93° 13' 23.28" W
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Area Code(s)763, 612, 651, 952
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3244 34th Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55406, US
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