Trinity Parish Church, Seattle

Trinity Parish Church, Seattle

Trinity Parish Church, Seattle's first Episcopal church, was established on August 13, 1865. The congregation's first church building, which was located at Third Avenue and Jefferson Street, was not erected until 1870. This wooden building was consumed in the Great Fire of 1889. The church then moved to its present site on Eighth Avenue, where a replacement building was constructed, opening in 1892. It was designed by Chicago-based architect Henry F. Starbuck in English Gothic Revival style, and its construction was overseen by Charles A. Alexander. In 1902, a fire swept through the interior, leaving only the exterior walls. Seattle architect John Graham, Sr. was hired to rebuild the church as well as increase its size. Despite the additions, Graham maintained the English Gothic Revival style while adding German stained glass windows and an altar of Italian marble.

The stained glass windows were designed by the Franz Mayer & Co. of Munich, Germany. The Carrara marble altar was designed and fabricated in Italy with mother of pearl, ceramic tile and Venetian gold glass.

The church building was designated a Seattle Landmark in 1976 and has also received state landmark status. It was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, in 1991.
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Sight Name: Trinity Parish Church
Sight Location: Seattle, USA (See walking tours in Seattle)
Sight Type: Religious
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