Once the Emmanuel Baptist Church, this building is now the Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers. On Pine & Lead.

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Comment by Joe on November 8, 2012 at 8:18am
WOW. that has got to be the ugliest implementation of an HVAC I have ever seen. Cool old building.
Comment by RunLikeADog on November 8, 2012 at 9:07am
You should see the "Tin Man" erected by the Sheet Metal Union on the corner of Renard and Buena Vista. Yech!
Comment by Dee Cohen on November 8, 2012 at 12:50pm

Hi Joe, yes it is a strange add on. Non union?

Hi Run, Sounds like you find a good ugly structure. I love those! d

Comment by ramon t on November 9, 2012 at 8:45am

Why would anyone think that only union tradespeople have good taste and design?  That is just ridiculous   

Comment by Izquierdo on November 9, 2012 at 9:58am

The problem with the faux adobe building and the faux vigas is the asphalt, concrete and faux rock with broken weed guard landscaping that surrounds it. The contrast caught by the photographer is compelling.

Comment by Dee Cohen on November 9, 2012 at 10:12am

The original church is from the 30s I think, maybe built with a low amount of funds. My guess is the parking lot, so-called 'landscaping' and other oddities came later. It would be nice to see a pic of it from the old days...D

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