St. James Church (Queens)

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St. James Church
Old St James CoE Elmhurst jeh.jpg
St. James Church, February 2011
St. James Church (Queens) is located in New York City
St. James Church (Queens)
Location 86-02 Broadway, Elmhurst, New York
Coordinates 40°44′18″N 73°52′40″W / 40.73833°N 73.87778°W / 40.73833; -73.87778Coordinates: 40°44′18″N 73°52′40″W / 40.73833°N 73.87778°W / 40.73833; -73.87778
Area less than one acre
Built 1735
Architect Moore, James, of Newton
Architectural style Colonial, Post-medieval English
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 99001331[1]
Added to NRHP November 12, 1999

St. James Church, also known as Church of England in America; Mission Church at Newton; St. James Protestant Episcopal Church; Parish Hall; Community Hall, is a historic Episcopal church at 86-02 Broadway in Elmhurst, Queens, New York.

It was built in 1735 and is the oldest surviving Anglican building in the City of New York. It is the oldest Church of England mission church in New York City. The church was built in 1735-1736 and extensively repaired and expanded several times in the 18th and 19th centuries. The interior features extensive carving and other decorative woodwork features.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


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