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St. George's Episcopal Church, Third Avenue & East Sixteenth Street, Stuyvesant S, New York, New York County, NY



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South (main) Elevation

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View Of South And West Elevations From West


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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-5720
Building/structure dates: 1856 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1865 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1888 subsequent work
National Register Number: 76001249
Significance: St. George's Episcopal Church derives its primary significance from its association with Harry Thacker Burleigh, internationally known black composer, arranger, and performer of music, who held the position as soloist at the church for more than 40 years. Burleigh is extended much credit for bringing black spirituals to the attention of the public and other performers, and making them acceptable to be performed in serious settings. The church itself is a handsome example of Romanesque architecture.

Related Names
Blesch & Edlitz


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH (MAIN) ELEVATION
2. VIEW OF SOUTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS FROM WEST


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