Eric Daum was scheduled to speak at the Scandinavian Cultural Center in Newton, Massachusetts on April 2nd about the American work of Swedish Architect Martin Hedmark. Hedmark came to the United States in late 1924 and his first American project was the completion of the design for Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church in Providence, Rhode Island. This building displays many direct quotes from then contemporary National Romantic and Nordic Classical buildings in Sweden and the other Nordic nations. In late February, Eric was able to visit Hedmark's projects in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Philadelphia. The lecture will be rescheduled for a time when it is safe to gather again. In the meantime, please be safe and isolate, and enjoy the images below.
Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church, Providence, RI
First Lutheran Church, Kearney, NJ
Bethany Lutheran Church, Jersey City, NJ
Trinity Baptist Church, New York, NY
American Swedish Historical museum, Philadelphia, PA
Faith Chapel, Zion Lutheran Church, Worcester, MA