St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church

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St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church
ST. ROCCO'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, NEWARK, ESSEX COUNTY, NJ.jpg
Church in 2016
St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church is located in Essex County, New Jersey
St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church
St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church is located in New Jersey
St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church
St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church is located in the United States
St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church
Location212--216 Hunterdon Street, Newark, New Jersey
Coordinates40°44′15″N 74°11′35″W / 40.73750°N 74.19306°W / 40.73750; -74.19306Coordinates: 40°44′15″N 74°11′35″W / 40.73750°N 74.19306°W / 40.73750; -74.19306
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
BuiltFounded on August 5, 1899 when Rev James Zuccarelli was appointed to open a new mission. The cornerstone of the church was laid on March 12, 1900 with the dedication occurring on May 30, 1900. The parish school was founded in 1906.
ArchitectConvery, Neil J.
Architectural styleItalian/Mediterranean
NRHP reference #80002487[1]
NJRHP #[2]
Added to NRHPSeptember 29, 1980

St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church is a historic Roman Catholic parish church located within the Archdiocese of Newark at 212—216 Hunterdon Street in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States.

History[edit]

St. Rocco's (Italian) Roman Catholic Church was founded on August 5, 1899 when Rev James Zuccarelli was appointed to open a new mission. The cornerstone of the church was laid on March 12, 1900 with the dedication occurring on May 30, 1900. The parish school was founded in 1906. It was added to the National Register in 1980.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Essex County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 27, 2009. Retrieved August 21, 2010.