By Lloyd H. Ellis Jr.,Eva M. Ellis

An informative consultant to the Cleveland area’s homes of worship The sacred landmarks of Cleveland and the encircling zone supply a desirable array of architectural types and infrequently function visible focal issues and social facilities within the area’s many ethnic groups. In A advisor to bigger Cleveland’s Sacred Landmarks, writer Lloyd Ellis describes the origins of the area’s spiritual groups, outlines the background in their structures, translates their architectural kinds, and offers information on major inside beneficial properties. Ellis profiles seventy-five Protestant church buildings, fifty-seven Catholic church buildings, 8 Jewish associations, 8 Orthodox church buildings, 3 Mosques, Unitarian church buildings, and a Hindu temple, and offers readers with fifteen instructed excursions round Cuyahoga County. He describes every one constitution via explaining its significance as a non secular, cultural, or architectural landmark, and accompanies each one access with an external picture. as well as serving as a connection with thriving spiritual associations, A advisor to larger Cleveland’s Sacred Landmarks preserves the reminiscence of the area’s extinct or endangered spiritual groups, passing the tales of earlier generations to generations sooner or later. somebody attracted to better Cleveland’s architectural, non secular, and ethnic historical past will welcome this well-researched and richly illustrated guide.

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