Baptist Temple (Brooklyn)

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Baptist Temple
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Baptist Temple, August 2008
Baptist Temple (Brooklyn) is located in New York City
Baptist Temple (Brooklyn)
Baptist Temple (Brooklyn) is located in New York
Baptist Temple (Brooklyn)
Baptist Temple (Brooklyn) is located in the US
Baptist Temple (Brooklyn)
Location 360 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, New York
Coordinates 40°41′11″N 73°58′48″W / 40.68639°N 73.98000°W / 40.68639; -73.98000Coordinates: 40°41′11″N 73°58′48″W / 40.68639°N 73.98000°W / 40.68639; -73.98000
Area less than one acre
Built 1894
Architect Weary & Kramer; Dodge & Morrison
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 95001334[1]
Added to NRHP November 20, 1995

Baptist Temple is a historic Baptist church at 360 Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn, New York. It was built in 1893-1894 in the Romanesque Revival style and rebuilt after a fire in 1917-1918. It has a brownstone base and superstructure faced with subtly textured brick with brownstone trim. The building features a large rose window and three corner towers.[2]

It is a work of architects Weary & Kramer, and it is a work of Dodge & Morrison.[1]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1] The historic pipe organ was undergoing a multi-year restoration at the time.[3] It was seriously damaged in a three-alarm fire that broke out on July 7, 2010.[4]

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