First Presbyterian Church of Newtown
First Presbyterian Church of Newtown, May 2009
|Location||54-05 Seabury St., Elmhurst, New York|
|Area||0.66 acres (0.27 ha)|
|Built||1895, 1907, 1924, 1931|
|Architect||Collins, Frank A.; Meyer & Mathieu|
|Architectural style||Late Gothic Revival, Collegiate Gothic|
|NRHP reference #||13000696|
|Added to NRHP||September 9, 2013|
First Presbyterian Church of Newtown is a historic Presbyterian church located in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens County, New York. The church was built in 1895, and is a Late Gothic Revival style, granite and brownstone church with a steep slate gable roof. It features three large pointed arched windows and an 85 foot tall square bell tower. The church is the fifth building for a congregation founded in 1652. It was moved to its present location in 1924, with the widening of Queens Boulevard. Also on the property are the contributing Parish Hall and manse. The Parish Hall is a Collegiate Gothic style brick building with a slate roof and built in 1931. The manse was built in 1907, and is a 2 1/2-story frame residence that was also moved in 1924.:3–4
- "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 9/09/13 through 9/13/13. National Park Service. 2013-09-20.
- "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01.[permanent dead link] Note: This includes Jonathan Taylor (April 2013). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: First Presbyterian Church of Newtown" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01. See also: "Accompanying photos".
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