Boston Avenue United Methodist Church
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Name: Boston Avenue United Methodist Church
Class: House of Worship
County: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
U.S. Board on Geographic Names ID: 1810204

Boston Avenue United Methodist Church is located at:
Latitude 36.143982 North,
Longitude 95.9849966 West,
Elevation 211 meters above sea level, in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Additional information:
National Historic Landmark. This NHL offers public access. Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
The Boston Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church is architecturally significant in four areas. First, it is an outstanding example of the Art Deco style; second, it exemplifies the period's trend toward the application of new structural materials--steel--to the construction of a particular type of building, the skyscraper, providing a rare example of an architect's application of this concept and material to a religious facility; third, it exemplifies an emerging trend in the functional design of churches--that being the elevation of educational facilities to an almost equal prominence with the sanctuary or worship center itself; and fourth, it is significant for the architect's use of artistic productions, in the form of terra-cotta sculptures created by sculptor Robert Garrison for the building's exterior.


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This website is maintained by Tom Alciere, based on public domain data from the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.