Moving a Chapel to Save It

Roger Showley writes for the San Diego Union-Tribune:

Want a North Park historic chapel and $10,000 to move it?

That’s the offer from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church at 3725 30th St., which says it can no longer maintain its adjacent chapel building.

The 1902 building, designed in mission-style architecture by the early San Diego firm of Hebbard & Gill, had been relocated in the 1920s from its original Hillcrest home.

… Meanwhile, a Facebook page, “Save the North Park Irving Gill Chapel,” has been launched and community leaders are searching for benefactors who might move the old chapel, restore it and give it a new life, such as for a community center.

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