New Utrecht Reformed Church

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New Utrecht Reformed Church and Buildings
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New Utrecht Reformed Church is located in New York City
New Utrecht Reformed Church
Location 18th Ave. and 83rd St., Brooklyn, New York
Coordinates 40°36′30″N 74°0′3″W / 40.60833°N 74.00083°W / 40.60833; -74.00083Coordinates: 40°36′30″N 74°0′3″W / 40.60833°N 74.00083°W / 40.60833; -74.00083
Area less than one acre
Built 1828
Architect Valk, Lawrence; Et al.
Architectural style Shingle Style, Georgian, Richardsonian Romanesque
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference #

80002634[1]

New Utrecht Reformed Church Complex (Boundary Increase)
Location 8523 16th Ave., Brooklyn, New York
Area less than one acre
Built 1653
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 01000126[1]
Added to NRHP March 5, 2001
Added to NRHP April 09, 1980

New Utrecht Reformed Church is the fourth oldest church in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, New York. The church was established in 1677 in the town of New Utrecht, Brooklyn and is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America, a Protestant denomination. The present church was built in 1828 of stones taken from the original church built in 1700. The parish house was built in 1892 and the parsonage in 1906. The Liberty Pole, the sixth on the site of the present church, was originally erected in 1783 at the end of the Revolutionary War to harass departing British troops. The cemetery was built in 1654; 1300 dead are interred there.

The church received landmark status in 1966; the parish house and the cemetery received landmark status in 1998. Both the church and the cemetery are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3]

Parish House

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