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St. Luke's Chapel

Landmarks of New York

 
 
St. Luke's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
1. St. Luke's Chapel Marker
Inscription.  This third oldest existing church edifice in Manhattan was built in 1821 on farmland donated by Trinity Parish to the independent parish of St. Luke's Church, of which Clement C. Moore was a founder and first senior warden. When that congregation moved uptown the land was bought back and the structure became St. Luke's Chapel of Trinity Parish in 1892.
 
Erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 43.941′ N, 74° 0.403′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Hudson Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Marquis de Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Boyhood Home of Bret Harte (within shouting distance of this marker); 4-10 Grove Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Archive (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
St. Luke's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
2. St. Luke's Chapel
View of St. Luke's Chapel from across Hudson Street.
line); Bedford Street (about 500 feet away); No. 48 Commerce Street (about 500 feet away); Barrow Street (about 500 feet away); 38 Commerce Street (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding St. Luke's Chapel. The building is listed in the “American Institute of Architecture (AIA) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition”.
 
Also see . . .  St. Luke's in the Fields -- Hudson Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
St. Luke's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 24, 2009
3. St. Luke's Chapel
Dated 1821
St. Luke's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 24, 2009
4. St. Luke's Chapel
The dates of 1892-1976 refer to the role as a chapel of Trinity Church. It is since an independent parish.
St. Luke's Chapel Garden image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 24, 2009
5. St. Luke's Chapel Garden
The Church has several garden areas. The ruin in the background is the what remains of the parish hall, destroyed in the massive church fire of 1981.
The Rose Garden image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 24, 2009
6. The Rose Garden
 
 
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 365 times since then and 13 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.   3, 4, 5. submitted on August 15, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   6. submitted on August 20, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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