St. Jude Church (New York City)

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Coordinates: 40°51′46.46″N 73°55′11.08″W / 40.8629056°N 73.9197444°W / 40.8629056; -73.9197444

Church of St. Jude
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General information
Architectural styleBrutalist[1]
Town or cityInwood, Manhattan, New York City
Construction started1951 (church & school)
1954 (convent)
1957 (for rectory)
1975 (1976 church)
Cost$600,000 (1951 church & school)
$200,000 (1954 convent)
$200,000 (1957 rectory)
$500,000 (1976 church)
ClientRoman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Design and construction
Architect1951 church and school & 1954 convent:
Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith
1957 rectory:
P. Goodman
1976 church:
Clark & Warren[2][1]

The Church of St. Jude, located at 3815 Tenth Avenue at the corner of West 205th Street in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, is a Catholic parish church in the Archdiocese of New York. Established in 1949, the current sanctuary was built in 1975-76 and was designed by Clark & Warren in the Brutalist style. The School of St. Jude, located around the corner at 431 West 204th Street and built in 1949-51 to designs by Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith, was originally the sanctuary as well.[1] A two-story rectory at 411-445 West 204th Street was built in 1957 to designs by architect P. Goodman.[2]



  1. ^ a b c Dunlap, David W. (2004). From Abyssinian to Zion: A Guide to Manhattan's Houses of Worship. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 0-231-12543-7., p.221
  2. ^ a b Office for Metropolitan History, "Manhattan NB Database 1900-1986," (Accessed 25 Dec 2010).

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