Discovering Great Mormon Buildings

Claremont Ward Exterior

2334 Stuart Street
Berkeley, CA
Architect: Possibly Leslie Dean Price (He designed the Overlook chapel in Walnut Creek – a similar looking building)
Dedicated 1955. Renamed Oakland 5th Ward in 1965. Ward dissolved in 1970 and sold to a Christian church – possibly the Unification Church (Moonies). Sold to Hare Krishna’s several years after this.
Now the New Jagannatha Puri (ISKCON Berkeley Hare Krishna Temple)
Click for Map Location of Building

2 responses

  1. Th.

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    Unrelated:

    Did you see this?

    http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home/51381144-76/glass-stained-ami-christ.html.csp

    May 3, 2011 at 1:00 am

    • Yes, I did. Thanks for the link – there’s some great images in there.

      May 4, 2011 at 7:32 pm

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