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Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church

1940

 

—Architect: Raymond A. Sites —

 
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By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
1. Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church Marker
Inscription. Unity, a non denominational Church, was founded in Long Beach by the Reverends Louise and John Samuel Newman in 1923. A grass roots fundraising campaign led to the purchase of this site in 1933. Construction began in 1941. Architecture was inspired by traditional Mediterranean and Romanesque sources. The Church was dedicated on October 21, 1941.

Minister: Rev. John McCoid Bennett, DD. LT.
 
Erected 1998 by City of Long Beach Cultural Heritage Commission.
 
Location. 33° 46.15′ N, 118° 10.87′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on East Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 935 East Broadway, Long Beach CA 90802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Long Beach Skating Rink (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Esser House (about 700 feet away); Villa Riviera (approx. ¼ mile away); Ranchos (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lafayette Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Campbell Mural (approx. 0.3 miles
Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, March 31, 2014
2. Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church
away); The Broadlind Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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