Adam J. Trott, Architect

1001 State Street, Suite 205

Erie, Pennsylvania  16501

p. (814) 456-8667

f. (814) 453-4978

The Salt Church

Client: The Salt Church

21 East Washington Street, Corry, PA 16407

20,131 Square Feet


This project involved renovating a 20,131 square foot former armory building (built in 1907) into a church facility. The church moved out of a rental space when presented with the opportunity to acquire this building from the state government. The second floor will remain unoccupied until this small, growing church gains sufficient funds to install a sprinkler system. Costs for the project were saved by the church members donating their own time and labor. The interior renovations included accessibility upgrades of restrooms and adding a passenger lift from the ground floor to the first floor. The drill hall in the existing building converted nicely into a sanctuary space. The tall windows provide an abundance of daylight to the sanctuary and supporting areas such as offices and the nursery. This project enabled the repurposing of a well built structure into a productive community gathering place.