Friends Meetinghouse and School

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Friends Meetinghouse and School
Quaker Meeting Boerum Scherm jeh.JPG
Meetinghouse (November 2008)
Friends Meetinghouse and School is located in New York City
Friends Meetinghouse and School
Location 110 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, New York City
Coordinates: 40°41′24″N 73°59′23″W / 40.69000°N 73.98972°W / 40.69000; -73.98972
Built 1857
Architect Charles T. Bunting (attributed)[2]
William Tubby
Architectural style Classical Revival, Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 82001179[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 4, 1982
Designated NYCL October 27, 1981

The Friends Meetinghouse and School is a historic Quaker meeting house at 110 Schermerhorn Street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. The meeting house was built in 1857 and is a 3 1/2-story building built of red brick with brownstone details. The Friends School was built in 1902 and is a three-story red brick building located adjacent to the meeting house.[3]

The meeting house was designated a New York City landmark in 1981,[2] and the meeting house and school together were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]



  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Postal, Matthew A. (ed. and text); Dolkart, Andrew S. (text). (2009) Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.) New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1, p.240
  3. ^ Anne B. Covell (September 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Friends Meetinghouse and School". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-02-20.  See also: "Accompanying three photos". 

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