Old Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne

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The Former Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne
Mount Loretto PP jeh.JPG
From a distant hilltop
General information
Town or city Staten Island, New York
Country United States
Completed c.1882
Client Archdiocese of New York
Technical details
Structural system Masonry
Design and construction
Architect ?

The Old Church of St. Joachim and St. Anne is a former Roman Catholic parish under the authority of the Archdiocese of New York in Tottenville, Staten Island, New York City.

The church was located on the north side Hylan Boulevard, between Sharrott and Richard Aves. It was originally built around 1882. “The towers and main façade of this imposing edifice, destroyed by fire, were saved; the badly damaged nave was demolished and replaced by a modern substitute.”

As of 1977, it housed the Mount Loretto Home for Children.[1][2]


  1. ^ J. Russiello, A Sympathetic Planning Hierarchy for Redundant Churches: A Comparison of Continued Use and Reuse in Denmark, England and the United States of America (MSc Conservation of Historic Buildings, University of Bath, 2008), p.373.
  2. ^ Norval White and Elliot Willensky, AIA Guide to New York City, rev. ed., (New York: Collier Books, 1978), p.574.

Coordinates: 40°30′42″N 74°13′15″W / 40.51167°N 74.22083°W / 40.51167; -74.22083