First Church of Christ, Scientist (Pittsburgh) facts for kids
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The former First Church of Christ, Scientist, 2008
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|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|Town or city||635 Clyde Street
|Client||First Church of Christ, Scientist|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Solon Spencer Beman|
The former First Church of Christ, Scientist is an historic Christian Science church building located at 635 Clyde Street, in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania United States. Built in 1904, it was designed in the Classical Revival-style of architecture by noted Chicago architect Solon Spencer Beman.
In 1977, First Church of Christ, Scientist, was designated a Pittsburgh Historic Landmark by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
The building was sold in 1992 to the University of Pittsburgh which has since renovated it for use as its University Child Development Center.
In 2005 First Church of Christ, Scientist, was determined by the city of Pittsburgh's Historic Review Commission and the Department of City planning to be eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
First Church of Christ, Scientist, now holds services at 201 North Dithridge at Bayard Street, in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh.
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