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Cleveland's Vanishing Sacred Architecture (Images of by Barry K. Herman,Walter Grossman,Dennis Kucinich

By Barry K. Herman,Walter Grossman,Dennis Kucinich

As in different towns, Cleveland has constructed in the course of the evolution of its ecu ethnic neighborhoods and their quite a few religions. a lot of those neighborhoods outfitted their very own church buildings, which turned the point of interest of neighborhood improvement and team spirit. for many years, those church buildings thrived, however the new millennium has introduced with it large adjustments within the financial system. huge "membership" associations, just like the Catholic Church, have needed to make the hardest of decisions--closing church buildings that have been considered an enduring a part of the neighborhood panorama. The authors of this ebook consider it is very important shield the reminiscence of those major spiritual, cultural, and social associations in order that the present and destiny generations remember them. the images of those very good areas tackle a complete new which means while coupled with the truth that they'll quickly be long gone. those pages rejoice the structure, artwork, and artifacts of those sacred buildings in top of the range photos and explanations.

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