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Originally Calvary Southern Baptist, this impressive mid-century modern building was designed by prolific local architect Robert E. Des Lauriers and built in 1963. The original colored glass windows were replaced with clear and white glass in a 2010 remodel.


  • Canyon Ridge Baptist Church, 1963, photo 2017
  • Calvary Southern Baptist interior, historical
  • 1963 -- Calvary Southern Baptist

Des Lauriers was an architect on the original San Diego airport terminal at Pacific Highway. His first AIA award of merit is for the 1960 Carlton Hills Lutheran Church in Santee. Beginning in 1967 his own firm completed 506 projects in San Diego County.

Before the church, this was the site of the Federal Public Housing Authority, which managed the Linda Vista housing project rentals.