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Church of the Ascension, Fifth Avenue & Tenth Street, New York, New York County, NY



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Fifth Avenue & Tenth Street, New%252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252BYork, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NY-6061
National Register Number: 87002593
Significance: It was designed by Richard Upjohn and built in 1840-41. It was the first church to be erected on Fifth Avenue, it own original location having been at Canal Street, east of Broadway. Property at Fifth Avenue and Tenth Street (formerly Amos Street) was purchased in 1839-40; it is now identified as Block 574, Lot 44 in Manhattan. The church was Upjohn's first ecclesiastical design to be completed in the City of New York, although work on his celebrated Trinity Church at Wall Street was underway at the same time...

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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