St. James Church (Queens)

St. James Church, also known as Church of England in America; Mission Church at Newton; St. James Protestant Episcopal Church; Parish Hall; Community Hall, is a historic Episcopal church at 86-02 Broadway in Elmhurst, Queens, New York.

St. James Church
Old St James CoE Elmhurst jeh.jpg
St. James Church, February 2011
St. James Church (Queens) is located in New York City
St. James Church (Queens)
St. James Church (Queens) is located in New York
St. James Church (Queens)
St. James Church (Queens) is located in the United States
St. James Church (Queens)
Location86-02 Broadway, Elmhurst, New York
Coordinates40°44′18″N 73°52′40″W / 40.73833°N 73.87778°W / 40.73833; -73.87778Coordinates: 40°44′18″N 73°52′40″W / 40.73833°N 73.87778°W / 40.73833; -73.87778
Arealess than one acre
Built1735
ArchitectMoore, James, of Newton
Architectural styleColonial, Post-medieval English
NRHP reference #99001331[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 12, 1999

It was built in 1735 and is the oldest surviving Anglican building in the City of New York. It is the oldest Church of England mission church in New York City. The church was built in 1735-1736 and extensively repaired and expanded several times in the 18th and 19th centuries. The interior features extensive carving and other decorative woodwork features.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Kathleen A. Howe (September 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Saint James Church" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying 10 photographs

External linksEdit

  Media related to Saint James Protestant Episcopal Church (Queens) at Wikimedia Commons