First Presbyterian Church

Contributors:
Charles E. Cassell, architect; Charles A. Pearson, supervising architect; George A. Waring, contractor
Dates:

1897-1900

Location:
Raleigh, Wake County
Street Address:

SW corner Salisbury St. and Morgan St., Raleigh, NC

Status:

Standing

Type:

Religious

Images Puslished In:

Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).
Elizabeth C. Waugh, North Carolina’s Capital, Raleigh (1967).

Note:

With its bold tower oriented to its prominent corner site, the church features rounded arches and forms evocative of Romanesque Revival and Germanic influences. It has been updated and expanded over the years but maintains its original architectural presence.