First Baptist Church of Dallas

Location: Dallas, TX
GC: Manhattan Construction
Fabricator: Thornton Steel
Engineer of Record: Brockette-Davis-Drake Inc
Architect of Record: Beck Architecture
Floor Area: 90,000 sq. ft.
Roof Area: 48,000 sq. ft.
Tonnage: 1,800 Tons
Comments: The complex steel structure was erected on a first floor concrete platform, incorporating Veirendeel trusses to support the oblong sanctuary roof. A pedestrian bridge, 20 feet above street level, allows church members and visitors easy access to a parking structure across the street.