Founded in 1962 by 13 students of nearby Texas Southern University, Wheeler Avenue Baptist is a landmark in Houston's historic Third Ward and a beacon for the entire city. So when this rapidly growing church was ready to expand, it turned to Perkins&Will – which then turned to Acme Brick.
To help keep this project on track in an unusually challenging construction season, Acme sourced brick from three different plants – including an affiliate’s – in norman size.
The sanctuary's design reflects the church's commitment to community outreach. Specifically, its brick exterior includes accents of light-colored brick to resemble the striations on a mountain.
We are proud of our partnership with Perkins&Will. For more than 130 years, Acme Brick has been supporting architects who use outstanding design to meet clients’ needs and build strong communities.