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Art Deco on Capitol Hill: The Church of the Reformation

The Lutheran Church of the Reformation was not the first Lutheran church in the city; eight others already existed when it was formed. But its current home at 212 East Capitol Street NE on Capitol Hill is among the most distinctive of the city’s houses of worship from that era. Architecturally, it is a blend of classical design elements and Art Deco embellishments. Massive and dignified, it projects authority and mystery. Photo by the author.

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