Wayfarers' Chapel Work Shed and Yard

Wayfarers' Chapel Work Shed and Yard

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  • Lloyd Wright (creator)
  • Lloyd Wright (architect)


Wayfarers' Chapel Work Shed and Yard

Dates of creation


Level of archival description

File 5

Extent and Medium

  • 1 drawing

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a work shed and yard for the Wayfarers' Chapel. The project was the fourth unit of construction after the chapel proper. It does not appear to have been part of the original 1947 conception of the Chapel. Material in the file was produced in 1957.

File contains a working drawing.

Reference Number


Related units of description

  • Related materials can be found in the architect's project files (DR1987:0869:001-205) in File 8 of Series 1 (AP151.S1.D10). Additionally, drawings DR1987:0633 and DR1987:0635 in File 9 of Series 1 (AP151.S1.D9) show the work shed.


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    • Reference Number: DR1987:0611
    • Title: Wayfarers' Chapel, Palos Verdes, California: Ground plan, section, partial block plan and elevation for the work shed, with sections and elevations for the wooden sliding doors
    • Dates of creation: 30 October 1957
    • Form: drawings


    • Lloyd Wright (architect)
    • Lloyd Wright (draughtsman)


    - These drawings for the work shed for Wayfarers' Chapel, Palos Verdes, California, include sections and elevations for sliding door panels of different sizes and a detail showing the roof sheeting. The block plan shows the location of the work shed in relation to nearby buildings on the site.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings
    • detail drawings

    Technique and media:



    sheet: 60.9 x 118.2 cm

    Drawing Type:

    • line drawings
    • mechanical drawings (tool-aided drawings)

    Method of Projection:

    • plans (drawings)
    • block plan
    • sections (orthographic drawings)
    • elevations (drawings)

    Point of View:

    • general views
    • partial views
    • exterior views


    inscribed, dated and numbered - by the draughtsman, in graphite, l.l. to b.: with title; l.r.: "PALOS VERDES, CALIF. / LLOYD WRIGHT, ARCHITECT", "OCTOBER 30, 1957 / SHEET NUMBER 1 / OF / 1"; l.c.: list for sliding door hardware; t.: list for sliding door panels; and in various locations: with identification of projections, measurements, materials and construction notes numbered - by the architect's son ? in graphite, l.r.: "#243" [job number]


    United States


    • architecture

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • sliding doors

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal


    © Eric Lloyd Wright


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