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Although not built on OSU property, St. Stephen’s has long been a part of campus life. With its spare, simple design dominated by the steeply pitched gable roof oriented toward the street and its extensive use of glass, it is a classic 1950s modern building. Steel beams that meet at the roof peak support the main church structure, leaving the entire interior open and enabling the use of a full glass wall at the south end. The projecting tile roof forms a sheltered entry held up by plain steel columns. These continue to the west as supports for a flat roof over a walkway to other church facilities. The side and end walls are of brick, and wings and additions use the same wall and roof materials.

Noteworthy features include the interior, which is flooded with natural light, and the glass wall overlooking the screened landscaped courtyard space.

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