Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church

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Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church
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Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church is located in New York
Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church
Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church is located in the US
Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church
Location Kings Hwy. and E. 40th St., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°37′26″N 73°56′13″W / 40.62389°N 73.93694°W / 40.62389; -73.93694Coordinates: 40°37′26″N 73°56′13″W / 40.62389°N 73.93694°W / 40.62389; -73.93694
Area 2.5 acres (1.0 ha)
Built 1660
Architect Eldert, Henry; Et al.
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 79001588[1]
Added to NRHP August 30, 1979

Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church, also known as Flatlands Reformed Church, is a historic Dutch Reformed church at Kings Highway and East 40th Street in the Flatlands neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The complex consists of the church, administration building, and cemetery. The congregation was founded in 1654. The church was built in 1848 in the Greek Revival style. The Greek Revival administration building was constructed in 1904; it was enlarged in the 1920s. The cemetery contains about 1,500 burials dating to 1660.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Suzanne J. Wilson and Elizabeth Spencer-Ralph (June 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Flatlands Dutch Reformed Church". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-02-20.  See also: "Accompanying seven photos". 

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