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Stone Temple Baptist Church To Be Considered for Landmarks Honor

90-year-old North Lawndale building hosted frequent sermons by Dr. Martin Luther King
CHICAGO--(ENEWSPF)--January 21, 2016.  A North Lawndale church that hosted frequent sermons by Dr. Martin Luther King will be considered for designation as an official Chicago landmark, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced this week.

“Stone Temple Baptist Church has been a community icon in North Lawndale for decades, providing a forum for Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision for equitable housing in Chicago during the civil rights era, and a place of worship for community residents since the 1920s,” Mayor Emanuel said. “It’s entirely appropriate . . .

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