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The Church of the Intercession

New York City Designated Landmark

 
 
The Church of the Intercession Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2019
1. The Church of the Intercession Marker
Inscription.  
Previously the Chapel of the Intercession of Trinity Parish
Including the Parish Hall, Gates House, and Cloister
Cornerstone Laid in October 1912
Church and Buildings consecrated in May 1915

This magnificent group of buildings, in the late English Gothic Revival style, was conceived and executed by the noted American architect, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue (1869-1924), whose masterpiece he considered these buildings to be.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places 24 July 1980 in recognition of its historical and architectural significance.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 49.942′ N, 73° 56.746′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and West 157th Street when traveling north on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 550 West 157th Street, New York NY 10032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Main Line of Defences (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Audubon Terrace Historic District
The Church of the Intercession plaque site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2019
2. The Church of the Intercession plaque site
To the left of the Broadway entrance
(about 400 feet away); Church of Our Lady of Esperanza (about 700 feet away); Middle Redoubt of the American Army   1776 (about 700 feet away); Audubon Park Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sugar Hill Luminaries Lawn (approx. 0.3 miles away); The John T. Brush Stairway (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Line of Defence (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Goodhue's Masterful Church of the Intercession - Broadway and 155th Street. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry (Submitted on November 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Bertram Goodhue. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Church of the Intercession image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2019
3. The Church of the Intercession
The Church of the Intercession complex image. Click for full size.
American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society, 1912
4. The Church of the Intercession complex
The American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society magazine published this rendering, based on Goodhue's drawings, at the time of the cornerstone laying.
The Church of the Intercession interior image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2019
5. The Church of the Intercession interior
The Tomb of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2019
6. The Tomb of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue
He arranged to be entombed at what he considered his masterwork.
A vaulted crypt image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, November 3, 2019
7. A vaulted crypt
Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue (1869-1924) image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia, Unknown
8. Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue (1869-1924)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 27, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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