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Heights Church of Christ

 
 
Heights Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 13, 2020
1. Heights Church of Christ Marker
Inscription.  

Founded in 1915, this was the second Church of Christ congregation established in Houston. G. A. Dunn served as minister when the congregation built its first place of worship in 1916. In 1924 noted Houston Architect Alfred C. Finn was hired to design a new church structure in the renaissance revival style with Georgian revival influences. A significant element in the Houston Heights neighborhood. The Church has established new congregations throughout the Houston area and has been involved in foreign missionary endeavors, as well.
 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10681.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 29° 47.99′ N, 95° 23.828′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Heights Boulevard and East 16th Street, on the right when traveling north on Heights Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1548 Heights Boulevard, Houston TX 77008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker
Heights Church of Christ and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 13, 2020
2. Heights Church of Christ and Marker
, measured as the crow flies. David Barker House (within shouting distance of this marker); Reagan Masonic Lodge No. 1037 A.F. & A.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Denton Cooley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houston Heights Woman's Club (approx. ¼ mile away); Grace United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Houston Heights City Hall and Fire Station (approx. half a mile away); Houston Heights (approx. 1.6 miles away); Olivewood Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Heights Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 13, 2020
3. Heights Church of Christ Marker
This view is of the side of the church.
The Heights Church of Christ Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, September 13, 2020
4. The Heights Church of Christ Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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