Dutch Reformed Church

Newburgh, NY

LOCATION
132 Grand St. Newburgh, NY 12550

PHOTOS

ABOUT

This Greek Revival style church was designed by famed architect, Alexander Jackson Davis, and built in 1835. It served as a church up until 1967, when the congregation moved to a church in the Town of Newburgh. In 2001 it, was designated a National Historic Landmark and much work was put into preserving the church, but a major setback occurred in 2012 when the beautiful coffered and arched ceiling collapsed. Efforts are still underway to restore it, but the church is not open to the public

This Greek Revival style church was designed by famed architect, Alexander Jackson Davis, and built in 1835. It served as a church up until 1967, when the congregation moved to a church in the Town of Newburgh. In 2001 it, was designated a National Historic Landmark and much work was put into preserving the church, but a major setback occurred in 2012 when the beautiful coffered and arched ceiling collapsed. Efforts are still underway to restore it, but the church is not open to the public

SIGNIFICANCE

● Greek-Revival masterpiece by one of the most influential American architects of his generation

● Believed to be Alexander Jackson Davis’ last surviving Greek-Revival church

● Listed on the World Monuments Fund’s 100 Most Endanged Sites

● For those traveling up the Hudson, the church’s prominent location upon the hill made it an impressive and defining feature of Newburgh


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