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Name:  St. Augustine´s Roman Catholic Church, Former
Address:  3114 Lismore
Year:  1896
Architectural Firm/Architect:  Louis Wessbecher
Standard Architectural Styles:  Gothic Revival
Religious Group:  Catholic
Ethnic Group:  German
Front facade:  Brick, common bond
Property Type Codes:  Church
Alterations:  Rectory designed by Henry Hess of St. Louis in 1928.
Designation: City Landmark, National Register of Historic Places,
Ward:  5
Neighborhood:  60
Constructed for a German immigrant congregation, this hall church replicates medieval German church forms. The building´s stained glass windows are by the Emil Frei Art Glass Company. The church was purchased in 1982 by the Christ Baptist congregation. [p. 110] It is now vacant.

"Christ Baptist Church (originally St. Augustine´s Roman Catholic Church) is an 1896 Gothic Revival brick church adjoining a 1928 Tudor Goethic brick rectory. The buildings are located on the corner of Hebert and Lismore Streets on St. Louis´ north side. The structures survive with only minor alterations." [From the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places as prepared by Mary M. Stiritz, research director, Landmarks Association of St. Louis, Inc. July, 1986.]

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St. Augustine Catholic Church
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