Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Park Avenue Christian Church

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Park Avenue Christian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, June 16, 2015
1. Park Avenue Christian Church Marker
Inscription. This church, designed by Cram, Goodhue and Ferguson in a Gothic style inspired by the Saints Chapelle in Paris, was opened in 1911 as the South Reformed Church. Purchased by the Presbytery of New York in 1914. It remained a Presbyterian house of worship until 1945 when it was acquired by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) whose congregation was organized in 1810.
 
Erected 1960 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 46.769′ N, 73° 57.479′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and E. 85th Street, on the right when traveling south on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 Park Avenue, New York NY 10028, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1025 Park Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Ada Louise Huxtable (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Metropolitan Museum of Art (approx. ¼ mile away); In Memory of John Purroy Mitchel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Upper East Side Historic District (approx.
Park Avenue Christian Church image. Click for full size.
By James King, June 16, 2015
2. Park Avenue Christian Church
0.4 miles away); W.T. Stead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cleopatra’s Needle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park's Ancient Egyptian Obelisk (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  $24 Million windfall saves historic New York church. (Submitted on July 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Park Avenue Christian Church Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By James King, June 16, 2015
3. Park Avenue Christian Church Cornerstone
Park Avenue Christian Church Auxillary Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, June 16, 2015
4. Park Avenue Christian Church Auxillary Marker
Park Avenue Christian Church
Disciples of Christ
Established 1810
Alvin O. Jackson, Senior Pastor
This church defends no doctrine but Christ,
preaches no gospel but love,
has no purpose but to serve.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 17, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement