Hamilton Heights Historic District

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Hamilton Heights Historic District
Hamilton Heights Historic District, March 2009
Hamilton Heights Historic District is located in New York City
Hamilton Heights Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by St. Nicholas and Amsterdam Aves, W. 145 and W. 140th Sts., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°49′21″N 73°56′54″W / 40.82250°N 73.94833°W / 40.82250; -73.94833Coordinates: 40°49′21″N 73°56′54″W / 40.82250°N 73.94833°W / 40.82250; -73.94833
Area 0 acres (0 ha)
Built 1886
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Queen Anne, Romanesque, Beaux Arts
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP September 30, 1983

Hamilton Heights Historic District is a national historic district in Hamilton Heights, New York, New York. It consists of 192 contributing residential rowhouses, apartment buildings, and churches built between about 1886 and 1931. Most are three and four story brick rowhouses set behind raised stone terraces. The three churches within the district are St. Luke's, the Convent Avenue Baptist Church, and St. James Presbyterian Church. Architectural styles include Queen Anne, Romanesque, and Beaux-Arts.[2]

Convent Avenue Baptist Church

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Joan R. Olshansky, Elizabeth Spencer-Ralph, and Larry E. Gobrecht (May 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Hamilton Heights Historic District". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-03-26.  See also: "Accompanying eight photos".