Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York)

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Sunnyslope
NYC Landmark #LP-1079
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Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York) is located in New York City
Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York)
Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York) is located in New York
Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York)
Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York) is located in the US
Sunnyslope (Bronx, New York)
Location 812 Faile St., Bronx, New York
Coordinates 40°49′2″N 73°53′13″W / 40.81722°N 73.88694°W / 40.81722; -73.88694Coordinates: 40°49′2″N 73°53′13″W / 40.81722°N 73.88694°W / 40.81722; -73.88694
Area less than one acre
Built 1859
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 83001644[1]
NYCL # LP-1079
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 15, 1983
Designated NYCL July 28, 1981

Sunnyslope, also known as Bright Temple A.M.E. Church, is a historic home located in Hunts Point in the South Bronx in New York City. It was built about 1860 and is a 2 12-story Gothic Revival–style house built in the Picturesque mode. In 1919 it was sold to Temple Beth Elohim and later became home to an African Methodist Episcopal congregation.[2]

It was listed as a New York City Landmark in 1981, and on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Austin O'Brien (August 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Sunnyslope". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-06-12.  See also: "Accompanying five photos".