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Swedenborgian Church, San Francisco

#44 of 49 in Historic Sites in San Francisco
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Swedenborgian Church is a historic church complex at 2107 Lyon Street in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, California. Built in 1895 for a Swedenborgian congregation, it is considered one of California's earliest pure Arts and Crafts buildings, with design contributions by A. C. Schweinfurth, A. Page Brown, Bernard Maybeck, William Keith, and Bruce Porter. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2004.
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  • We attended a family wedding here and found it a very special, quaint and touching location given the age and historical significance of the church. Nice well kept courtyard. It was a small wedding....  more »
  • The church was a wonderful place for a special wedding in San Francisco. It is a historical church that has been perfectly preserved.  more »
  • I discovered the Swedenborgian Church while on a City Guides walking tour. What a gem! Hidden behind a wall, you walk past a mini meadow with nicely kept flowers & shrubs. The church interior has a Swedish design inclination. Loads of wood and a very natural style of decor. There are antique items that make the place feel homey. The interior design is unique. The congregation is a mix of people and very welcoming. This intimate church is a nice respite from the larger more flamboyant churches. If you like architecture/interior design, check this place out.
  • I just had my wedding there about a month ago and let me tell you it was AMAZING! I am so glad I choose that chapel, the people there are amazing just trying to make sure you're okay and are ready.. we got the whole package with pictures video candy table everything. And the pictures are just amazing you can tell she took her time making sure the quality and the positions were just perfect! I loved it and the video was really nice too.

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