Additionally, many of our recognized attorneys have chosen to bypass subscription requirements and showcase their rankings on publicly accessible Lawyer Profiles.Read About Lawyer Profiles Articles are submitted daily from the best legal talent in the country.Based on Frank Lloyd Wright’s drawings—commissioned by Southwest Christian Seminary in 1949 but never built—First Christian Church of Phoenix’s triangle-shaped building with a 77-foot-tall spire has been a must-see for design fans since its 1973 completion. Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Prairie style, this 37-year-old Thorncrown Chapel crafted from mostly Southern pine wood and featuring a staggering 425 windows is on the National Register of Historic Places (a rare feat considering its age).Earning the Herman Coliver Locus Architecture award from the AIA in 2012, the year it was completed, Temple Judea’s striking exterior includes mosaic steps and a laser-cut metal veil of Hebrew letters.The sanctuary’s cathedral ceiling is stunning with honey-hued wood panels supported by steel beams, with pews positioned at a subtle V.Since 1901, services have been held in this basilica, crafted from Bedford stone and red-ludovici roof tile and inspired by St. Three pipe organs prove the acoustics in here are amazing.
Also worth seeing: the Pope John Paul Garden next door.The spaceship-like design of Mile Hi Church Sanctuary, completed in 2008, features a dome with exterior arches—just like another dome structure constructed on the property during the 1970s. Pictures is the Community Center which stands adjacent to the Sanctuary.With formal gardens in front, the Hartford Connecticut LDS Temple boasts an elegant entry.Mormon temples’ spires soar into the skyline and some Jewish temples are shapely in style, whether it’s a modern box or in perfect pitch with Feng Shui’s curvy chi.
And no matter how many decades it’s been since their construction, a tiny steeple in the woods will never slip out of vogue.
During the 1920s, William Randolph Hearst bought the stone monastery cloister (dating back to 1133 AD in Spain) and shuttled it to New York City in parts.