Christ Episcopal Church

English-born architect Richard Upjohn, founder of the American Institute of Architects, designed this granite church in the early English parish style of Gothic architecture. The church features a Latin-cross plan and a stone bell tower, completed after the main building, in 1861. It is one of the four ecclesiastical anchors of Union (Capitol) Square and has been designated a National Historic Landmark.

Date: 1848-1852, 1859-1861

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Christ Episcopal Church, 2010

Christ Episcopal Church, 2010

Image courtesy of A. Neifeld, Capital City Camera Club. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1980

Christ Episcopal Church, 1980

Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Alter. Image courtesy of Historic Architecture Research. Altar, Christ Church, Raleigh, North Carolina. Project Records (UA110.041). Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries. July 29, 2014. http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/bh0222p05. NCSU Libraries’ Digital Collections: Rare and Unique Materials. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Belltower with spire. Image courtesy of Historic Architecture Research. Belltower with spire, Christ Church, Raleigh, North Carolina. Project Records (UA110.041). Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries. July 29, 2014. http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/bh0222p04. NCSU Libraries’ Digital Collections: Rare and Unique Materials. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Gallery. Image courtesy of Historic Architecture Research. Gallery, Christ Church, Raleigh, North Carolina. Project Records (UA110.041). Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries. July 29, 2014. http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/bh0222p07. NCSU Libraries’ Digital Collections: Rare and Unique Materials. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Aerial View. Image courtesy of Historic Architecture Research. View, Christ Church, Raleigh, North Carolina. Project Records (UA110.041). Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries. July 29, 2014. http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/bh0222p06. NCSU Libraries’ Digital Collections: Rare and Unique Materials. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church. date unknown

Christ Episcopal Church. date unknown

Image courtesy of Tim Buchman, "Christ Episcopal Church," Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (Buchman), Built Heritage of North Carolina: Historic Architecture in the Old North State, North Carolina State University, Libraries, Special Collections Research Center View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1920-1940s

Christ Episcopal Church, 1920-1940s

Image courtesy of the North Carolina County Photographic Collection #P0001, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. View File Details Page

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Christ Episcopal Church, 1965

Image courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries. View File Details Page

Street Address:

120 East Edenton Street [map]

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RHDC, “Christ Episcopal Church,” Raleigh Historic, accessed June 23, 2017, http://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/21.
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