Grace Episcopal Church Complex (Queens)

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Grace Episcopal Church Complex
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Grace Episcopal Church Complex (Queens) is located in New York City
Grace Episcopal Church Complex (Queens)
Location 155-15 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, Queens, New York
Coordinates 40°42′14″N 73°48′7″W / 40.70389°N 73.80194°W / 40.70389; -73.80194Coordinates: 40°42′14″N 73°48′7″W / 40.70389°N 73.80194°W / 40.70389; -73.80194
Area less than one acre
Built 1734
Architect Dudley Field; Cady, Berg & See
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Tudor Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83001771[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 8, 1983
Designated NYCL May 25, 1967

Grace Episcopal Church Complex is a historic Episcopal church complex at 155-15 Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica, Queens, New York City. The complex includes the church, parish house, and cemetery. The church was built between 1861 and 1862. It is constructed of rough-cut sandstone and features a steeply pitched roof and tall, sharp spire in the Gothic Revival style. A chancel, designed by Cady, Berg & See, was added at the rear of the church in 1901-1902. The parish house, known as Grace Memorial House, was built in 1912. It is three story brick building in the Tudor Revival style. The surrounding cemetery includes burials dating to 1734, when the church located at this site. Notable interments include Rufus King (1755–1827) and Charles King (1789–1867).[2]

It was listed as a New York City Landmark in 1967[3] and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1] The nearby Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Hall was listed separately as a New York City Landmark in 2010.[4]

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