St. Augustine's Church

Local nameSt. Augustine's Church
LocationNew York City, USA

St. Augustine's Church at 290 Henry Street between Montgomery and Jackson Streets on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City.

The church was built in 1827-29 as the All Saints' Free Church – "Free" meaning free of pew rent. – and was constructed out of Manhattan schist. The design – a Georgian structure with Gothic windows – is credited to John Heath, and includes a double pediment and a projecting tower. The church was enlarged in 1848 with the addition of a sanctuary and a chancel.

Traditionally, it is thought that two rough galleries on either side of the organ loft might have been for the use of slaves, despite the church having been built after slaves were emancipated in New York.In 1949, the congregation merged with St.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Augustine's_Church_(Manhattan)

Official Website http://www.staugnyc.org/

Email info@staugnyc.org

Phone +1 212 673 5300

Address 290 Henry Street, 10002, New York

Coordinates 40°42'49.501" N -73°58'59.463" E

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