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Indiana Mid-Century Modern Churches

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Metro Christian Center
Evansville, IN
The Metro Christian Center features a curved roof and protruding beams at its base. [map]

North Christian Church
Columbus, IN
The North Christian Church was designed by Eero Saarinen and was completed in 1964. The hexagonal building features a spire which is 192 feet tall. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

First Christian Church
Columbus, IN
The First Christian Church was designed by Eliel Saarinen and built in 1942. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
Columbus, IN
St. Mary of the Lake Church
Gary, IN
Although this one is really too late to be considered mid-century modern, I'll include it anyway. St. Peter's Lutheran Church was designed by Gunnar Birkerts and built in 1988. The building is made of reinforced concrete and clad in brick and copper. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

The St. Mary of the Lake Church was designed by James M. Turner and built in 1961. [map]

Our Lady of Consolation
Merrillville, IN
Our Lady of Consolation was built in 1966. [map]

Chapel of the Resurrection
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN
The Chapel of the Resurrection was built from 1956-1959 on the Valparaiso University campus. It was originally called the Memorial Chapel and renamed the Chapel of the Resurrection in 1969. There is seating for more than 2,000 people. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Concordia Theological Seminary
Fort Wayne, IN
The Concordia Theological Seminary campus was designed by Eero Saarinen and built from 1953-1958. It was originally known as Concordia Senior College. At the center of this Lutheran campus is Kramer Chapel and a 103 foot tall bell tower. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
Fort Wayne, IN
The St. Matthew's Lutheran Church appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Roofless Church
New Harmony, IN
The Roofless Church was designed by Philip Johnson and built in 1960. The church is actually a walled garden with this structure at its center. Inside the structure is a sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz entitled "The Descent of the Holy Spirit". For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Christ the King Catholic Church
South Bend, IN
The Christ the King Catholic Church building was dedicated in 1961. [map]

More Indiana Mid-Century Modern Churches:
First Baptist Church: 1, 2 (Columbus)
Center of Hope Church (Evansville)
St. Augustine's Episcopal Church: 1, 2 (Gary)