May 2015 - Toronto ON
The architect, Solon S. Beman (1853-1914), came from Chicago to design the church. He was a well-known practitioner whose most celebrated commission was America’s first planned company town, which he produced for George Pullman. Another of his projects was Grand Central Station in Chicago.
We climbed to the second floor where a speech was taking place about the building. I didn't feel comfortable taking photos so you'll have to settle for this one.
The Sanctuary or Nave was bathed in light through the seven windows that line the north, south and east sides of the Nave and through the skylight covering the central part of the Nave. The seven windows are matched on the west side by seven screens to cover the pipes of the organ.
There were no icons or figures in stained glass, mosaics or frescos. There was a message over a door of exit reminding the worshippers to bear witness to the faith in the world beyond.