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St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

Landmarks of New York

 
 
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
1. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
Inscription.  This church in modified federal style was built in 1821 as the Eighth Presbyterian Church. From 1842 until 1856 it was the house of worship for St. Matthew's Protestant Episcopal Parish, becoming St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in 1858.
 
Erected 1965 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 44.014′ N, 74° 0.214′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Christopher Street west of Seventh Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 81 Christopher Street, New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hartwick Seminary (here, next to this marker); Thomas Paine Death House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hess Triangle (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hank Greenberg (about 300 feet
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
2. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church Marker
away); Gay Liberation Monument (about 300 feet away); The Sheridan Square Garden (about 400 feet away); General Philip Henry Sheridan (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. The building is listed in the “American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition”.
 
Also see . . .  St. John's Lutheran Church - 81 Christopher Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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