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eero saarinen designed c. 1964 | by clarkmaxwell
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eero saarinen designed c. 1964

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Eero Saarinen designed North Christian Church, which was completed in 1964. It was the last building designed by the younger Saarinen. The sloping roof of this six-sided building blends with the landscaped earth-mound which surrounds it. This low line accentuates the slender 192-foot spire, topped with a gold-leaf cross, which gives its distinctive design. Dan Kiley landscaped the multi-acre site including the parking lot with parking rooms.

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Taken on May 21, 2011