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A Look At Annunciation

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 21, 2012 01:04 AM
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by Eric last modified Dec 20, 2012

We've reported recently on the efforts by Taliesin-trained architect, John U. Ottenheimer, to raise awareness and funds needed to fix the roof at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Wauwatosa, WI. Many readers may not be familiar with the church, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to post some photos of how unique this building is. PrairieMod pal and professional photographer, Mark Hertzberg, was very generous to let us...




 

 

Annuniciation Greek Orthodox Church 025We've reported recently on the efforts by Taliesin-trained architect, John U. Ottenheimer, to raise awareness and funds needed to fix the roof at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Wauwatosa, WI. Many readers may not be familiar with the church, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to post some photos of how unique this building is. PrairieMod pal and professional photographer, Mark Hertzberg, was very generous to let us post some. See a slideshow of images after the jump...

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It's a stunning building, to say the least. One last image to share is one from the PrairieMod archive. The photo below shows workmen pouring concrete on the dome roof of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in October 1960, about a year and a half after Wright's passing.

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If you'd like to contribute to the effort to help secure the future of this amazing building, contact:

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church Restoration Fund [aka AGOC Fund]
c/o Greater Milwaukee Foundation
101 W. Pleasant Street, Suite 210
Milwaukee, WI  53212

or visit their website here.

If anyone else has images of Annunciation, either contemporary or historic, they'd like to share—please send them to me and I'll be happy to post!

All color images copyright Mark Hertzberg, 2012. Historic photo via PrairieMod.


 

 

 
 
 

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