Posts tagged "adaptive reuse"
11 New Uses for Old Churches - Mental Floss
Cool piece highlighting several re-purposed old churches. I like this brewery/restaurant in Pittsburgh.
This list is a good start, though there certainly are more than 11 new uses for old churches. In Houston alone, there are at least three former churches that have been converted to uses not mentioned on the list: one church currently serves as a public library (disclosure: I worked for the architectural firm that renovated the building, and I know that link doesn’t feature a great photo of the Houston Public Library’s interior!); another serves as a non-profit art house/microcinema that screens films in its church space; and a third one is a venue for opera performances.
I love the distillers where the altar would be, it cracks me up.