church conversions

With a Little Imagination, This Space Could Be a Blessing

By Adlene Neely Dealey / November 6, 2019 / 1 Comment

As I perused the back catalog of Wednesday WTF features, I realized one thing: WTF must sometimes mean Wonderfully Thrilling Features, because there have been some very nice homes indeed. And this week’s WTF is one of those — a space that with a little work could be a real, shall we say, blessing.

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Sacred Spaces: What Do You Do With an Empty Church?

By Bethany Erickson / May 19, 2019 / 1 Comment

It all started in a Facebook group: Someone asked about the status of the now-dormant Oak Cliff United Methodist Church in a group devoted to Dallas history. “Anybody know what’s going on with this place?” the group member asked. “I’ve been driving by it daily on the way to my school and just watching it […]

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Converted Chapel Provides Surprisingly Modern Space Inside

By Bethany Erickson / February 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

This week’s historical shelter takes us to the village of North Lopham, Norfolk, England, where a Methodist chapel built in 1826 shows us that you can never, ever, judge a book by its cover. The former chapel that once contained three bays, is now an open floor plan sitting on a little more than a […]

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On SecondShelters: Stunning Transformed Church in England Will Make You a Convert

By Bethany Erickson / August 5, 2018 / 0 Comments

Every Sunday for a year, we’ve looked at some incredible historical shelters, but this week we hop the pond to England to take in a stunning church conversion. Listed by Mount and Minster, this church is located in the village of Cold Hanworth, and was built in 1861. Originally All Saints Church, it was built […]

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