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St Martin’s Episcopal Church

St Martin’s Episcopal Church
Houston, Texas
Restoration Date
May 2004
Scope of Project

A total of 36 major windows including:
  • 20 - two-lancet clerestory windows each 5'4"  X 25'8"

  • 10 - two-lancet nave aisle windows each 5'4"  X 13'6"

  • 2 - two-lancet small balcony windows each 5'4" X 16'4"

  • 1 - three-lancet balcony window 8' X 26'

  • 2 - three-lancet transept windows each 8'  X 26'

  • 1 - rose window 16' 6" in diameter

Additional Information:
The parishioners wanted their new church to reflect their traditional spirit, traditional worship and traditional music.  Although the New Church is already considered a Houston landmark, it is the spiritual community that is most attracted to its architecture and windows.   
The windows are one of the main attractions of the New Church. Many people ask about the windows, usually in regard to their subject matter.  Others ask who made the windows, and how the subjects were chosen.  The scale of the windows is large; they are definitely one of the key decorative elements of the church’s interior.

Case Study - St. Martin's Episcopal Church

Link to St. Martin's Website

Techniques Utilized
acid etched flashed glass, silver staining, hand painted fired glasses, leaded and mouth blown antique glasses