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First Congregational Church of Oregon City

First Congregational Church of Oregon City
First Congregational Church of Oregon City is located in Oregon
First Congregational Church of Oregon City
Location 6th and John Adams Sts., Oregon City, Oregon
Coordinates
Area less than one acre
Built 1925
Built by Andrews,W.D.,Construction Co.
Architect Tobey,Willard F.
Architectural style Twentieth Century Gothic
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82003723[1]
Added to NRHP August 26, 1982

The First Congregational Church of Oregon City, located at 6th and John Adams Sts. in Oregon City, Oregon, was built in 1925. It includes Twentieth Century Gothic architecture. It has also been known as Atkinson Memorial Congregational Church. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]

It is historically important as a landmark in Oregon City and, according to its NRHP nomination, "as the fullest expression of an architectural type in which the architect, Willard F. Tobey, specialized and for its outstanding array of pictorial stained glass."[2]:7 The stained glass windows were designed by Portland's Povey Brothers Studio.[2][3]

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: First Congregational Church of Oregon City / Atkinson Memorial Congregational Church". National Park Service. December 8, 1981. Retrieved September 29, 2013.  And accompanying 15 photos from 1981
  3. ^ "Church To Be Dedicated; Elaborate Features Embodied in Structure, in Which Services Will Be Held Today" (February 1, 1925). The Sunday Oregonian, p. 6. Excerpt: "Among the outstanding characteristics of the new church is its series of artistic memorial windows ... made by Povey Brothers of Portland."


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