Baptist Temple (Brooklyn)
Baptist Temple, August 2008
|Location||360 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Weary & Kramer; Dodge & Morrison|
|NRHP Reference #||95001334|
|Added to NRHP||November 20, 1995|
Baptist Temple is a historic Baptist church at 360 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn, New York. It was built in 1893-1894 in the Romanesque Revival style and rebuilt after a fire in 1917-1918. It has a brownstone base and superstructure faced with subtly textured brick with brownstone trim. The building features a large rose window and three corner towers.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. The historic pipe organ was undergoing a multi-year restoration at the time. It was seriously damaged in a three-alarm fire that broke out on July 7, 2010.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
- Peter D. Shaver (September 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Baptist Temple". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-02-20. See also: "Accompanying five photos".
- Pipe organ restoration by Daphne Sashin, New York Times
- NYC American Guild of Organists website
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