Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens)

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Trinity Lutheran Church
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Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens) is located in New York City
Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens)
Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens) is located in New York
Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens)
Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens) is located in the United States
Trinity Lutheran Church (Queens)
Location31-18 37th St., Astoria, New York
Coordinates40°45′42.31″N 73°55′9.2″W / 40.7617528°N 73.919222°W / 40.7617528; -73.919222Coordinates: 40°45′42.31″N 73°55′9.2″W / 40.7617528°N 73.919222°W / 40.7617528; -73.919222
Arealess than one acre
Built1926
ArchitectCorbusier, John William Cresswell; Conable, George
Architectural styleGothic Revival, Collegiate Gothic
NRHP reference #08000471[1]
Added to NRHPMay 29, 2008

Trinity Lutheran Church is a historic Lutheran church at 31-18 37th Street in Astoria, Queens, New York. It was designed by John William Cresswell Corbusier and overseen by architect George W. Conable (1866-1933). It was built in 1926 and is a one-story Collegiate Gothic style building. It is constructed of brick faced with coursed rubble aplite trimmed in cast stone. The front elevation features a recessed entry with a large window above, framed by two spires with ornate turrets. The interior is in a Gothic plan of nave and transepts.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

Music at Trinity[edit]

The church owns a 1927 Skinner pipe organ, which is still operational and used during Sunday services.

The church also has a handbell choir which rings hymns, peals and processionals.

Other musical activity at the church includes a choir, piano, cello and musical saw [3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Virginia L. Bartos (January 2008). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Trinity Lutheran Church". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-01-16. See also: "Accompanying 10 photos".
  3. ^ Langhoff, Josh (June 2019), "Heavenly sounds, humble tool", Living Lutheran: 10–11

External links[edit]

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