Details for Austin Avenue Methodist Church (Atlas Number 5309000241)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5309000241


Marker Number 241
Atlas Number 5309000241
Marker Title Austin Avenue Methodist Church
Index Entry Austin Avenue Methodist Church
Address 1300 Austin Ave.
City Waco
County McLennan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 678863
UTM Northing 3489292
Subject Codes eccesiastical buildings; churches; Methodist (Methodist Episcopal and United Methodist) denomination; design and construction; Gothic Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1990
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1300 Austin Ave. (13th Austin), Waco
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Designed by R.H. Hunt, this edifice is substantial interpretation of Gothic architecture. It was built in 1925 during the ministry of the Rev. Cullom H. Booth. The two-story-equivalent brick structure, which rests on a raised basement, features a prominent bell tower. The original tracery detail in the tower was removed by the 1940s. The original art glass windows and tracery detail in the sanctuary were replaced after a 1954 fire caused extensive damage.