The Crystal Cathedral

 Cristal Cathédral

Californie 1955, Garden Grove, Orange County, Los Angeles.

By Jacqueline Mainguy

Majestic, impressive, translucent, the “Crystal Cathedral” has dominated the skyline of Garden Grove, Los Angeles since 1980.

It is all thanks to an Evangelical Pastor who moved the congregation with his preaching, and who engaged the famous architect, Philip Johnson, to build a new place of worship for him, telling him: “Make it all Glass”

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