Evangelical Covenant Church - Nelson, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA
N 49° 29.391 W 117° 17.631
11U E 478718 N 5481953
Quick Description: On the corner of Stanley and Silica Streets, this impressive church has had an interesting history.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 3/18/2015 5:41:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMNHGY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
This painting of the Evangelical Covenant Church was done in 2010 by Tea Preville, a Nelson resident whose body of work has become quite large. She is an artist of eclectic output and eclectic media, this one an oil on canvas, from her online archive gallery.

The photo was taken March 13th, 2015 at 5:36:52 P.M. Painting and photo are done/taken from across Stanley Street, looking west south west.

Built in 1900 as a Congregationalist Church, it was designed by the locally prominent architect Alexander Carrie. After its life as a Congregationalist Church, it has been home to St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, St. Paul’s United Church, Radio CKKC, and finally, the Evangelical Covenant Church.

It is considered of Late Victorian architecture with a modified Gothic Revival building style. The corner of the building nearest the intersection sports a very prominent square crenellated tower.

The building retains its original structure, framing, rafters, foundation, siding and detailing consisting of trim, fascias, and mouldings.

The church has been declared a historic building by the City of Nelson Historical Society and is number 22 on the Heritage Register of 2011, Page 39.
Website of painting. Exact URL of painting is required: [Web Link]

Artist: Tea Preville

Date of Painting: 1/1/2010

Date of Your Photograph: 3/13/2015

Medium of Painting: oil on canvas

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