Discovering Great Mormon Buildings

Chevy Chase Ward Meetinghouse Exterior


Located at the western edge of Washington DC, across the street into Maryland, this building is the current meeting place of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. From what I understand, he attends this ward more often than his ward in Nevada. If Mitt Romney becomes President of the United States in November and moves into the White House, this building is where he would most likely attend church. I am unsure of when the building was built yet, but my guess is sometime in the 50′s.

5460 Western Ave
Chevy Chase, MD
Map Location of Building

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4 responses

  1. volupt

    Apparently if you enter the White House address in the meetinghouse locator, it will indicate the DC 3rd ward (currently under renovation). Also, the interior of this chapel is absolutely gorgeous. I attended the singles ward in this building when I was in grad school in 97-99, and during that time there was an anniversary celebration. I think perhaps it was the 25th…

    May 21, 2012 at 6:53 pm

  2. I attended church here for a summer two years ago. It’s a beautiful building in a great location. Never did see Mr. Reid however…

    May 21, 2012 at 10:48 pm

  3. Jeanene

    My grandfather, Harold A. Candland, was the bishop of the Chevy Chase ward (1949-1953), during the time the meetinghouse was built. He selected the scripture that is on the front of the building. As I recall, it’s “The First and Great Commandment,Love the Lord thy God…”
    There are beautiful black and white pictures of the groundbreaking. that would be neat to share.

    May 31, 2012 at 8:57 pm

  4. kay

    i did a “search” for an LDS meetinghouse and believe or not, could not find any but this – and it’s a beautiful take. thank you for this posting. used it for our church program (bulletin).

    July 7, 2012 at 1:28 pm

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