It was constructed under the leadership of Aimee Semple McPherson and dedicated on the First of January, 1923. The temple, located opposite Echo Park Lake, had an original seating capacity of 5,300, huge for a church then and now, but suited well for the crowds McPherson attracted as an evangelical sensation of the 1920s and 1930s.
Angelus Temple in The Man With the Iron HeartEdit
Angelus Temple was initially chosen as a forum for a Mothers Against the Madness in Germany rally in January, 1947. However, the organizers quickly determined that the Temple would not be hold the crowd who intended to come. So event was moved to Gilmore Field.