1937

1937 St. Nicholas Hellenic Orthodox Church
In 1937 a building located at the corner of Tuxedo and Hamilton in Detroit was purchased for $18,000 and was named the St. Nicholas Hellenic Orthodox Church.  The growth of the parish prompted the purchase of land in 1943 in the Palmer Park area of Detroit for $25,000.  The first phase of the church construction, the building of the lower level, where church services were to be held until the church was completed in 1951, was completed at a cost of $148,000.  The architects of Phases I and II were Alexander K. Eugenides and Harold Fischer, respectively.  Parishioner Louis Christopher was the Chairman of the Building Committee and was instrumental in St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church of Detroit, MI becoming a reality.  The church was subsequently consecrated by the late Archbishop  Michael during a 3 day consecration celebration.