- Landmark church in air-rights swap. // Architectural Record;Feb1991, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p17
Reports that New York City's neo-Baroque Church of St. Jean Baptiste, built in 1910-12, plans to sell the air rights for its rectory to a developer, who will transfer them to an adjacent parcel for the construction of a 31-story building.
- First church. Hoyt, C.K. // Architectural Record;May1992, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p112
Offers a look at The Church of St. Therese in Wilson, North Carolina. Designed by Allen, Harbinson & Associates, it is reminiscent of both English Middle Ages Churches and New England Churches. Materials; Costs; Spaces and layout.
- Manhattan mosque. Kliment, Stephen A. // Architectural Record;Aug1992, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p90
Examines the new Islamic Cultural Center in Manhattan designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill design partner Michael McCarthy and Swanke Hayden Connell Architects. It consists of a mosque and social space and will also have classrooms and a library. Physical requirements; Site; Uses; Materials.
- Georgia church becomes museum. Erickson, Erin // Humanities;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p39
Reports on the conversion of the Old Mount Zion Church in Georgia to a museum. Memorial to the Civil Rights Movement; Renovation of the building; History of the church building.
- Cross road. Scott, Liz // New Orleans Magazine;Oct98, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p18
Narrates how the Saint Joseph Church in New Orleans, Louisiana, was saved from being destroyed in 1975. Features of the church; Reasons of some members of the church and medical community for planning to destroy the building; Leaders of the efforts to save the church; Funding of the building;...
- No mandatory prayer. // Christian Century;3/8/89, Vol. 106 Issue 8, p257
Under a new ordinance in Plymouth, Minn., new churches in residential areas will have size limitations imposed upon them.
- The ultimate church. Raabe, T. // Christian Century;8/9/89-8/16/89, Vol. 106 Issue 23, p717
A humorous assessment of the church-growth movement of the 1980s, in which megachurches became popular. Characteristics of huge churches; The hindrances of numbers too large.
- No room for churches. // Christian Century;9/27/89, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p842
Reports that Scarborough, Ontario, seems prepared to change its policy on allowing churches to build on industrially zoned land. Citing losses in property taxes, loss of industrial jobs, and industrial land shortage, the city has turned down an application from the Scarborough Gospel Temple to...
- Vision creates vitality in a New Zealand parish. Clark, David // Network News;Fall97, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p11
Narrates the author's visit to Saint Lukes, a congregation in Auckland, New Zealand. Variety of public programs and discussion groups; Parish model; Community groups and community services; Plans to redevelop the church interior and the community center. INSET: Verses from Vicki and John..
- A sacred place...still. McCarthy, A. // Commonweal;4/5/91, Vol. 118 Issue 7, p215
Reflects on the changes experienced by the author's parish of St. Felix. Memories of mystery and worship when attending mass; Self-enclosed parish life; Militant faith; How the parish has become a part of the church universal; Increased ecumenism; New willingness to share faith.