greenwich village

Nov 22 2011

Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan

Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan. Photo 1
The Judson Memorial Church is located on Washington Square South between Thompson and Sullivan Streets, opposite Washington Square Park, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York City. It is affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA and with the United Church of Christ.
The church was founded by Edward Judson who had been preaching at the Bearean Baptist Church on Downing Street, also in the village, but his efforts at expanding the congregation were so successful that a new sanctuary was required.
May 08 2012

St. Joseph Church in Greenwich Village, Manhattan

St. Joseph Church in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Photo 1

The Church of St. Joseph in Greenwich Village is a Roman Catholic parish church located at 365 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue) at the corner of Washington Place in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1833-34, it is the oldest purpose-built Roman Catholic church building in New York City.
St. Joseph's Parish was founded by Bishop John Dubois in 1829. The cornerstone of the Church was laid on June 10, 1833. The church was designed by John Doran in the Greek Revival style.
May 08 2012

Washington Square Methodist Church, Manhattan

Washington Square Methodist Church, Manhattan. Photo 1

Washington Square Methodist Episcopal Church was a former Methodist church located at 135 West Fourth Street, Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York. It was built in 1860, became a United Methodist church and closed in 2004 when its diminished congregation rented space in Trinity Chapel, New York University in 1964. The church could not be demolished as it was located in the Village historic district and was instead converted into residential units.