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Address: 531 5th St., Columbus, IN
Phone Number: 812-379-4491

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Architechture Way Before It's Time!

We viewed this on the Architectural Tour and we were amazed! The vision that was created by the architect is unique, unlike any other church we seen. So glad we viewed this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Racine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We viewed this on the Architectural Tour and we were amazed! The vision that was created by the architect is unique, unlike any other church we seen. So glad we viewed this "adoring" place, a treasure not to be missed!

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Columbus,Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Church , not only being a very beautiful Church building is very friendly , warm and always makes all feel as if they really belong and wanting to return. The Leaders are very good and very informative.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We couldn't see the inside when we were in Columbus, but were definitely glad we got to stop by the church. It's such an interesting design and the Large Arch scultpure across the street makes for an awesome photo.

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Columbus, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This 1964 church is hexagon shaped with communion table in center; has a150' central spire; mostly concrete & glass structure. Definitely different & impressive design!

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Rochester Hills, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Historically significant in this town of amazing architecture, but not appealing inside. A very nice Cranbrook woven tapistry in the Chancel.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We took the Columbus city tour, where an interior tour was the first main stop. One of the claims is that this Eliel Saarinen church was the spark that started modern architecture in the US. We cannot dispute or confirm this, but you can see many amazing innovations that he applied here.

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Cleveland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Hard to believe that this church is 60 years old! It was the first "modern" church built in the United States - designed by Eliel Saarinen. Worth a visit; it is across the street from the Visitor's Center.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

I was married there. The organ resonated beautifully and the atmosphere peaceful in this old church.

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Columbus, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Columbus is known for its architecture. This is one of many with the Bartholomew County Library just across the street. You get to see two beautiful buildings with one stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Near visitor's center and really reveals itself during the tour. This bulding tells the tale of how this movement evolved.

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Address: 531 5th St., Columbus, IN
Phone Number: 812-379-4491
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Columbus

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