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First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo
315 Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
Kalamazoo County
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Date Built: 1851

Architect: H.W. Coddington

Architect’s City: Kalamazoo

Number of Pictorial Windows: 12

Number of Non-pictorial Windows: 129

Floor Plan Sketch: Download

Archival Sources: church anniversary publications

Building Notes: Constructed: 1851 (Sanctuary), 1930 (Ed. bldg) Architect: (1930 ed. bldg) Ernest S. Patterson Alterations: 1871, 1912, 1951 (sanct.), 1972 (ed.bldg.). Architect: 1871: H.W. Coddington,Kalamazoo 1951: Edward Jansson, Chicago and Randall Wagner, Kalamazoo.
Many of the exterior windows were repaired by Bryan Boyle in 1980, after suffering hurricane damage. Uncertain exactly which ones, however.
First Baptist Church, East Facade
First Baptist Church, North Facade
First Baptist Church, West Facade
MSGC: 1997.0011

Census Coordinator:
Clarice W. Start

First Baptist Church
Ornamental - Rectangular - Narthex
Theological Virtues
Cross and Anchor
Ornamental - Pastor's Study
Ornamental - Arched - Narthex (2nd floor)
Ornamental - Arched - Sanctuary
Ornamental - Choir Room
Ornamental - Balcony
Good Shepherd; I Stand at the Door and Knock
Ornamental, Bell Tower
Ornamental, Skylight
Christian Symbols
Christian Symbols
Christian Symbols - Most Holy Trinity
Christian Symbols - Monograms
Christian Symbols
Ornamental - Staircase
Ornamental - First Floor
Ornamental - Second Floor
Ornamental - Second Floor
Ornamental - Third Floor
Ornamental - Third Floor
Ornamental - Fourth Floor
Ornamental - Interior - First Floor
Ornamental - Interior - First Floor
Christian Symbols - Second Floor
Ornamental - Interior - Fourth Floor
Ornamental - Fourth Floor
Ornamental - Interior - Chapel Door
Finding in the Temple; Good Shepherd; Jesus and Children