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May 26 2011

Christ Church, The Bronx

Christ Church, The Bronx. Image 1

The Christ Church Complex (Christ Church, Riverdale) is a historic Episcopal parish church and related structures at 5030 Riverdale Avenue in the Riverdale area of The Bronx in New York City. The church was founded in 1866 and its building, made from brick and local stone with a simple pierced-wall belfry; the church building was built 1866 to designs by architect Richard M. Upjohn. It was built in 1866 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.


May 26 2011

Riverdale Presbyterian Church Complex, The Bronx

Riverdale Presbyterian Church Complex, The Bronx. Image 1

Riverdale Presbyterian Church Complex, also known as Duff House & Duff Cottage (Gardener's Cottage), is a historic Presbyterian church at 4761-4765 Henry Hudson Parkway in The Bronx, New York, New York. It was designed in 1863 by noted architect James Renwick, Jr. (1818-1895). It is a fieldstone building in the Late Gothic Revival style. It was substantially enlarged in 1936. The complex also includes the Duff House, also designed by Renwick, and a Stick Style cottage built in 1875 known as Duff Cottage. The church established the Edgehill Church at Spuyten Duyvil in 1869.