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Public Art ID#
PA01113-PA01122
Title of Work
Unknown
Artist
Unknown
Date Installed
Unknown
Public Art Object Type
Religious Architecture
Object Type
brick steeple
Pomona Location
Iglesia el Buen Pastor, 810 White Ave. Church.
Medium
brick and paint
Description
The present Mexican Congregational Church was organized in 1920 and the building was erected in 1928. Pilgrim Congregational Church had been instrumental in organizing the Mexican work in Pomona in 1905 and in establishing the Mexican Congregational Church. Mexican converts were received into membership in Pilgrim Congregational Church between 1905 and 1912. In 1912 Pilgrims had 30 Mexican converts among its members.Painted tiles are embedded on two columns framing the sides of the churchs main doors. Each side has three columns that all make up a rectangular design. Very bright contrasting colors of orange and blue, green and yellow make up a very intricate and symmetrical design.
Dimensions
Approx. 9 ft X 9 ft. 25 ft high from the ground.
Condition
Good, very dirty (dark grey portions) and a little worn-out from weather.
Owner/Donor
The church
Date Photographed
02/23/2008
Photographer
Dina Henry
Remarks
A unique piece of architecture that deserves documentation. It takes the observer back to a different time and place and is very thought.
Subject Terms
Architectural design.
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