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How a Furness Church Was Saved

Here's one Frank Furness treasure that won't be joining the others on our map of Frank Furness buildings that have been woefully demolished in Center City. The 19th Street Baptist Church in Point Breeze was on the brink of demolition in 2011. "Designed by Furness and constructed in 1874, chunks of the building's green serpentine stone facade were crumbling to the street. But Deacon Lloyd Butler, the church's resident carpenter, said things are in much better shape now." [Newsworks]