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18324 Ashland Avenue Homewood

18324 Ashland Avenue Homewood

Exact Construction Date: 1955

Primary Materials: Brick

Secondary Materials: Stone

Current Use: Salem Lutheran Church
(at time of survey)

Building Classification: Building

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Noteworthy Classification Features:

A sanctuary with a rectangular plan and a steeply pitched roof. A projecting prow clad in Lannon stone with a projecting gable roof extends from the east wall. Tall windows with a repeating geometric pattern resembling running brick coursing in primary colors. On the east facade, there are three short projecting prow windows topped with projecting gable roofs. The north facade has a vertical panel of rusticated Lannon stone. Three decorative cast stone panels have a religious motif embedded in the Lannon stone. A small double gable sits on top of the roof and is crowned with a metalic cross. An east entrance wing has a steep projecting gambrel roof. The right side of the east facade is recessed. The deep-red offset double doors are flanked with 4 decorative stainedglass windows. The door handles form a cross and are made of thick oak planks. Above the door is a stained glass window that extends to the eave. To the left of the door is lettering in cast stone that says: Salem Lutheran Church. Three-panel punch windows adorn the east entrance window.

Roof Form: Gable

Surveyors: Mavrogenes, May, Smagner

Survey Date: 3/20/19

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