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Christian Church, Kearney, NE

January 8, 2016

NE Xtian

I have a much better photograph of this long disappeared building somewhere in the files. Its squarish postage stamp footprint suggests that the Sunday School may have been in the basement. If so, this would be an F-2 in the A-A typology.

Its real reason for inclusion here is the bold and blatant reliance on Progressive architectural elements. The lack of extraneous ornament is notable; the matching semi-circular windows are remarkable. Shades of Louis Sullivan:


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