First Corinthian Baptist Church, Manhattan



First Corinthian Baptist Church, Manhattan. Image 1

First Corinthian Baptist Church, Manhattan. Image 2

One of the most ornate structures in Harlem, this church started its life in 1913 as the Regent Theatre, one of the country's early movie palaces. Its elaborately columned and arched facade loosely resembles the Doges' Palace in Venice. The Regent was sold to the church in 1964.

based on Fodors page
Contact info:
1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.,
New York, NY 10026
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