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Union Methodist Church
3543 Watson - south City
Architect: ?
Date: 1954 and later

Stained Glass by Emil Frei Stained Glass Company

A modest Modernist building with a fittingly restrained set of windows, almost entirely composed of geometric forms and symbols.

Several different designs are found in the sanctuary. The largest window is in the balcony, which is actually a separate room or mezannine level, which opens on to the sanctuary by a folding glass wall.

A single large window dominates the wide, shallow space of the chapel. Older windows from previous homes of the church are installed in the chapel as well.

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