Upon purchasing the Jehovah Witness Assembly Hall, it was important for Traders Point Christian Church to maintain the integrity of the Classical Architecture. This iconic structure is located in an urban Indianapolis downtown community and the interiors reflect this same urban industrial energy. The natural wood and rolled steel fireplaces are layered into the classic building and modern track lighting is added to define gathering spaces with warm, comfortable, leather furnishings. Original terrazzo floors were discovered under the worn carpeting to open and connect the space. Detailed millwork and lighting with leaded glass windows define the Classical Style Auditorium. Integrating some of the functional needs of worship was necessary and needed: enlarging the stage, updating the baptismal, adding a sound booth, and adding adult classrooms in the back of the Auditorium. The design was completed by integrating the existing Classical Architecture – as if it had always been there.
It has been a fantastic journey working together with Traders Point Christian Church to create an environment that reflects the “engaging relationship – Live for God” culture.