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Jun 17 2011

Magen David Synagogue, Brooklyn

Magen David Synagogue is an Orthodox Sephardi synagogue located in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York. Erected in 1921, the synagogue was designed by architect Maurice Courland in Neo-Romanesque style. The synagogue was at its height of popularity during the 1940s, 1950s, and early 1960s. The synagogue is still in continual use for daily and Shabbat prayers.


Jun 17 2011

New Utrecht Reformed Church, Brooklyn

New Utrecht Reformed Church, Brooklyn. Image 1

New Utrecht Reformed Church is one of the original churches of the Reformed Church in America and was established in 1677. The first church building was constructed in 1700 at Main Street (now Liberty Pole Boulevard, also 84th Street) just off 16th Avenue, on the site now occupied by the Metropolitan Baptist Church and right next to the New Utrecht Reformed Church Cemetery.


Feb 15 2012

Orthodox Church of New Martyrs, Brooklyn

Church of New Martyrs is a Russian Orthodox Christian community, located at 18th Avenue in Brooklyn.