Details for Christ Episcopal Church (Atlas Number 5029000841)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5029000841


Marker Number 841
Atlas Number 5029000841
Marker Title Christ Episcopal Church
Index Entry Christ Episcopal Church
Address 301 W. Russell Place
City San Antonio
County Bexar
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 549576
UTM Northing 3257956
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; design and construction; Episcopal denomination; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Russell Pl. at Belknap
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Episcopalians first worshipped in this Laurel Heights neighborhood in 1907, under the auspices of St. Mark's Church downtown. Christ Episcopal Church was formed in 1911, with the Rev. John D. Ridout as its first Rector. In 1913, ground was broken for this Gothic Revival sanctuary, designed by architect Atlee B. Ayres in the spirit of an English Parish Church. A parish hall and educational building was designed in1929 by architect John M. Marriot.


Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church