Limestone Art Deco tower called the Charity Crucifixion Tower, completed in 1931, features integrated figural sculptures by Rene Paul Chambellan, including a large figure of Christ on the cross, 28 feet high on one facade. Built in response to the Ku Klux Klan as a “cross they could not burn,” at the National Shrine of the Little Flower Roman Catholic Church in Royal Oak, Mich.
Limestone Art Deco tower called the Charity Crucifixion Tower, completed in 1931, features integrated figural sculptures by Rene Paul Chambellan, including a large figure of Christ on the cross, 28 feet high on one facade. Built in response to the Ku Klux Klan as a “cross they could not burn,” at the National Shrine of the Little Flower Roman Catholic Church in Royal Oak, Mich. Jessica J. Trevino Detroit Free Press
Limestone Art Deco tower called the Charity Crucifixion Tower, completed in 1931, features integrated figural sculptures by Rene Paul Chambellan, including a large figure of Christ on the cross, 28 feet high on one facade. Built in response to the Ku Klux Klan as a “cross they could not burn,” at the National Shrine of the Little Flower Roman Catholic Church in Royal Oak, Mich. Jessica J. Trevino Detroit Free Press