St. Paul's United Methodist Church (1930), South Main Baptist Church (1930) and Christ Church Cathedral (1893) will welcome visitors inside their landmark buildings during Preservation Houston's first Sacred Spaces of Houston tour. The event will provide an unusual opportunity to explore three architecturally significant houses of worship in one afternoon. The tour will examine architectural influences that range from Gothic to Italian Renaissance. Participants will be provided a handout and may tour each property at their own pace. Docents will be on hand at each church to answer questions and discuss specific points about each building’s architecture and history.
Tour participants are responsible for transportation between the churches. Visitors may drive to each site or take MetroRail; all the churches are short walks from MetroRail stations. Free parking is available at St. Paul's in the surface lot at the northeast corner of Fannin and Binz (enter on Binz).
The Sacred Spaces of Houston tour is being held in conjunction with Architecture Center Houston's special exhibit, Sacred Spaces of Texas