New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
St. George's Church
The new church, designed by Leopold Eidlitz and Otto Blesch, was Romanesque Revival in style and personally funded by William Whitlock,Jr., Senior Warden (1846-1855. Fire destroyed it in 1865 leaving only the walls, towers and spires. Under Eidlitz's direction, it was rebuilt the following year as originally designed. The Rector was Stephen H. Tyng, D.D. (1845-1878) and the Senior Warden Samuel Hopkins (1866-1873). In 1889, the fire-damaged spires were removed.
Plaque presented in 1976 by the descendants of Messrs. Hopkins and Tyng.
Erected 1976 by Descendants of Messrs. Hopkins and Tyng.
Location. 40° 44.049′ N, 73° 59.086′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Rutherford Place and East 16th Street, on the left when traveling north on Rutherford Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10003, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Park Dreams, Stuyvesant Park William Penn Carriage Block and Hitching Post (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford Medical (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rutherford Place (about 400 feet away); Pvt. Moses Miller (about 500 feet away); Antonin Dvořák plaque and statue (about 500 feet away); The Famous Czech Composer (about 700 feet away); George Bellows (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . St. George's Episcopal Church (Manhattan) (Wikipedia). "St. George's Episcopal Church is a historic church located at 209 East 16th Street at Rutherford Place, on Stuyvesant Square in Manhattan, New York City. Called "one of the first and most significant examples of Early Romanesque Revival church architecture in America", the church exterior was designed by Charles Otto Blesch and the interior by Leopold Eidlitz. It is one of the two sanctuaries of the Calvary-St. George's Parish." (Submitted on August 7, 2017.)
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