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Michigan Mid-Century Modern Churches (page 3)

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Temple Beth El
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Temple Beth El was designed by Minoru Yamasaki in 1968 and completed in 1973. The building was inspired by the portable tents of the ancient Hebrews. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former Episcopal Cathedral of Christ the King
Portage, MI
The Episcopal Cathedral of Christ the King was designed by Irving W. Colburn and built in 1968. The Cathedral closed in 2007 due to financial troubles. The Kalamazoo Valley Family Church now owns the building and built an 85,000 square foot addition next to it. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church
St. Clair Shores, MI
The St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church was dedicated in 1965. The twelve sides of the church represent the apostles. The dome is meant to resemble Christ's crown of thorns. The stained glass windows were produced by Jean Barillet. For more, see this website. [map]

St. Michael Parish
Sterling Heights, MI
The St. Michael Parish was built in 1975. [map]

St. Francis de Sales Church
Muskegon, MI
The St. Francis de Sales Church was designed by Marcel Breuer and Herbert Beckhard. The church was built between 1964-1967. 14,000 tons of concrete and steel were used in its construction. For more, see this website. [map]