Essential Architecture- The Midwest

St. John's Abbey Church

architect

Marcel Breuer

location

Collegeville, MN

date

1953-61 (S:1961)

style

Brutalist

construction

reinforced concrete

type

Church
 
  a: bellcote and entrance, photo 1967, D. Stillman.
 
  b: facade and flank, photo 1967, D. Stillman.
 
  c: flank wall, photo 1967, D. Stillman.
 
  d: interior, photo 1967, D. Stillman.
 
  e: interior r.c. supports, photo 1967, D. Stillman.
 
  f: bellcote detail, photo 1967, D. Stillman.
 

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