Quaker Meeting-house (New York City)

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The (Former) Quaker Meeting-house
General information
Town or city Hester and Elizabeth Streets, New York, New York
Country United States of America
Completed 1818
Client The Religious Society of Friends
Technical details
Structural system Masonry

The Quaker Meeting-house on Hester and Elizabeth Streets, Manhattan, New York was a former meetinghouse for the Religious Society of Friends, built in 1818. Recorded in 1876 by the New York Express that it “has for a long time been the office of the New York Gas Light Company,” now Consolidated Edison. It was presumed demolished.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert A. M. Stern, Thomas Mellins, and David Fishman. New York 1880: Architecture and Urbanism in the Gilded Age (New York: The Monacelli Press, 1999), pp.735.
  2. ^ 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.395.

Coordinates: 40°43′03″N 73°59′46″W / 40.7175°N 73.9962°W / 40.7175; -73.9962