St. Emeric Church (New York City)

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St. Emeric's Church
General information
Architectural styleModernist brick box
LocationNew York City, United States
Construction started1949, 1952[1]
Completed1950[2]
ClientRoman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Technical details
Structural systemBrick masonry
Design and construction
ArchitectVoorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith of 101 Park Ave.[1]

Church of St. Emeric is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at Avenue D, between 12th Street and 13th Street, Manhattan, New York City. The address is 740 East 13th Street.

History[edit]

The parish was established in 1949.[2] The Rev. V. J. Brosman had a brick church built in 1949 to designs by Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith of 101 Park Ave. for $300,000. The cornerstone was laid in 1950.[2] The church is now covered in ivy.[2] A two-storey school building was erected in 1952 to designs by the same architects for $240,000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Office for Metropolitan History, "Manhattan NB Database 1900-1986" (Accessed 25 December 2010).
  2. ^ a b c d David W. Dunlap, From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship. (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.) p. 202.

Coordinates: 40°43′36.81″N 73°58′29.03″W / 40.7268917°N 73.9747306°W / 40.7268917; -73.9747306