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Illuminated by a jewel ; Ceremony: Brown Memorial church in Bolton Hill rededicated its renovated building -- the highlight of which is the 11 newly restored stained-glass Tiffany windows.
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The Sun - Baltimore, Md.
Author: Bishop, Tricia
Date: Apr 7, 2003
Start Page: 1.B
Section: LOCAL
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Eleven stained-glass Louis Comfort Tiffany windows glowed, seemingly lighted from some internal fire, like the members of the Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church had never seen.

The Tiffany windows are valued at about $1,800 per square foot, a church official said. That adds up to roughly between $21,600 for the smallest window, which is about 3 feet by 4 feet, to $864,000 for the two largest windows, which the church claims to be the biggest Tiffany made at 16 feet by 30 feet.

Photo(s); 1. Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church in Bolton Hill held a ceremony to rededicate the church after a $1.8 million renovation that included restoring 11 Louis Comfort Tiffany windows. 2. [Charles Obrecht] (left), who oversaw the church renovation, talks with Walter Dandy Jr. and Travers Nelson after the ceremony. Nelson was christened at the church 82 years ago. 3. Kenrad Nelson, a professor of epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University, takes pictures of one of the largest stained-glass windows at Brown Memorial Park Avenue Presbyterian Church.; Credit: KENNETH K. LAM : SUN STAFF PHOTOS

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