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Architecture & Design

First Baptist Fountain Is Now Spraying for Jesus

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2014 MOST BEAUTIFUL HOMES

6657 Lakewood Blvd.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Lakewood
BUILT: 1930
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 4,136
STATS: 5 BR, 5 full bath
WHY WE CHOSE IT: It seems enchanted. The archways, ivy, awning, tile roof, and spiralled pillars all contribute to create a magical place where pretty flowers grow and delicious baked goods are consumed. It looks like it’s been there forever—and that’s what’s so special about it.
Photography by Casey Dunn
I am Catholic. But today, walking past the First Baptist fountain on the way to lunch, thinking about Pope Benedict’s retirement, I thought about converting.

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