Feb 18 2012

Antioch Baptist Church, Brooklyn

Antioch Baptist Church, Brooklyn. Photo 1

The Antioch Baptist Church, originally Greene Avenue Baptist Church, is a baptist church located at Greene Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The congregation was found in 1918. In the beginning the congregation rented the church at Fleet Street for a short period of time, later the Concord Baptist Church at 163 and 165 Duffield Street was purchased. The congregation membership increased to 6,000 in 1931. In 1950 the Greene Avenue Baptist Church was purchased.

Feb 18 2012

Christ Evangelical English Lutheran Church, Brooklyn

Christ Evangelical English Lutheran Church, Brooklyn. Photo 1

Christ Evangelical English Lutheran Church, also known as Rugged Cross Baptist Church, is a historic Evangelical Lutheran church at 1084 Lafayette Avenue, 11221, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, New York. It was built in 1898-1899 in the Romanesque Revival style. It is faced in cream colored brick with beige brick and terra cotta trim. The front facade is arranged with a two story tall central gable flanked by asymmetrical towers. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.