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Highland Park Methodist Church Building

 
 
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By Kayla Harper, April 25, 2020
1. Highland Park Methodist Church Building Marker
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1926 Highland Park Methodist Church Building
This splendid example of Gothic Revival architecture was designed by architects Roscoe DeWitt and Mark Lemmon and built in 1926. It features a majestic bell tower that houses a 48-bell carillon, elegant stone tracery on pointed arch stained glass windows, and slender buttresses. Large harmonious additions to the original structure were built between 1950 and 1961. The property was annexed by the town of Highland Park in 1923.
 
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6737.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 32° 50.214′ N, 96° 47.134′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on Mockingbird Lane, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3300 Mockingbird Lane, Dallas TX 75205, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Highland Park Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Mark and Maybelle Lemmon House
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By Kayla Harper, April 25, 2020
2. Highland Park Methodist Church Building Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dallas Hall Southern Methodist University (approx. 0.6 miles away); Daniel Family Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charles Dilbeck Homes in Cochran Heights (approx. 1.1 miles away); Preston Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Caruth House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Stephen J. Hay School (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Also see . . .  Details of the 48-bell carillon. (Submitted on September 6, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri.)
 
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By Kayla Harper, October 3, 2020
3. Highland Park Methodist Church
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By Kayla Harper, October 3, 2020
4. Highland Park Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas.   3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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