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The historic First Baptist church on the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Coamanche Street, was once a pillar to the Aferican American community. Aerial photo by Brian Leonard / Air Image Austin

Old First Baptist Church closer to historical landmark designation

The historical First Baptist Church in the Dunbar neighborhood is one step closer to official recognition as a local historical landmark.  At its meeting Tuesday night, the Planning and Zoning Commission followed the Historic Preservation Commission’s recommendation to designaate the church as a landmark. During her presentation, Historic Preservation Officer and ...

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