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First Presbyterian Church of West Chester

First Presbyterian Church of West Chester is a historic Presbyterian church located at 130 W. Miner Street in West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was designed in 1832 by Thomas U. Walter, who later became the fourth Architect of the Capitol. The church is a stuccoed stone building measuring 75 feet long and 45 feet wide in the Greek Revival style. Additions were built in 1860 and 1955. The front facade features a recessed porch flanked by two projections with pilasters.[2]

First Presbyterian Church of West Chester
Historic American Buildings Survey, Ned Goode, Photographer July, 1958 NORTH FACADE. - First Presbyterian Church, 130 West Miner Street, West Chester, Chester County, PA.jpg
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester, 1958
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester is located in Pennsylvania
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester is located in the United States
First Presbyterian Church of West Chester
Location130 W. Miner St., West Chester, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°57′26″N 75°36′23″W / 39.95722°N 75.60639°W / 39.95722; -75.60639Coordinates: 39°57′26″N 75°36′23″W / 39.95722°N 75.60639°W / 39.95722; -75.60639
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1832
ArchitectWalter, Thomas U.
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference #72001111[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 27, 1972

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (July 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: First Presbyterian Church of West Chester" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-30.

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