A Teepee-Shaped Church Was Designed By A Famous Architect And Left To Decay In One Of Oklahoma’s Largest Cities

Hopewell Baptist Church in Edmond was designed by famous architect Bruce Goff in the 1950s and built by volunteers from the congregation. It resembles an American Indian teepee and was known as one of Goff’s most transformative works. It was featured in Time Magazine in 1955 as an example of the “forward-thinking organic architecture being imagined on the Plains.” The church was abandoned in the 1980s due to maintenance issues. But don’t be too disappointed…there is still hope for this place. Keep scrolling to learn more.

If you enjoy visiting abandoned places, check out our previous article where we feature an abandoned miso silo in Altus, Oklahoma.

Address: 5801 NW 178th St, Edmond, OK 73012, USA