Exterior Better known for its swanky hotels and club houses, Palm Springs also contains an abundance of religious architecture. On any Sunday, congregants can be found at places of worship by Albert Frey (Wiefels Mortuary), William Cody (Saint Theresa Catholic Church), and Howard Lapham (First Baptist Church of Palm Springs). Built in 1973, Laszlo Sandor’s concrete Seventh Day Adventist Church borrows ideas from brutalism, with thin horizontal and vertical windows and a blocky steeple.  Photo 5 of 9 in Photo Essay: Revisit the Midcentury Classics of Palm Springs and Beyond

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Better known for its swanky hotels and club houses, Palm Springs also contains an abundance of religious architecture. On any Sunday, congregants can be found at places of worship by Albert Frey (Wiefels Mortuary), William Cody (Saint Theresa Catholic Church), and Howard Lapham (First Baptist Church of Palm Springs). Built in 1973, Laszlo Sandor’s concrete Seventh Day Adventist Church borrows ideas from brutalism, with thin horizontal and vertical windows and a blocky steeple.

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