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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1921/00/00 John D Rockefeller Jr Benefactor Designed by AIA architect Ludwig W Eisinger, Union Church of Pocantico Hills is built of fieldstone with a slate roof.
1954/10/00 Henry Matisse Artist Nelson Rockefeller hires Henri Matisse to design a stained-glass window honoring his mother, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.
1954/10/00 Nelson Rockefeller Benefactor Nelson Rockefeller hires Henri Matisse to design a stained-glass window honoring his mother, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.
1963/00/00 Marc Chagall Artist In 1963, David Rockefeller commissions artist Marc Chagall to design the Good Samaritan window as a memorial to John D Rockefeller Jr. Marc Chagall also design eight more stain glass windows installed in the nave.
2006/00/00 Rockefeller's commission Sebastian M Gluck to design and build the Laurance Spelman Rockefeller Memorial Pipe Organ.

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Particulars for Union Church of Pocantico Hills:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Chapel
Building Type Church
Architectural Style Late gothic revival
Level of Significance National
Musical Instrument Organ
Owner Private
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Building Attribute Stained Glass



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 6th May 2002

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Union Church of Pocantico Hills
Registry Address: 555-559 Bedford Rd.
Registry Number: 02000447
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Eisinger, Ludwig W.
Architectural Style: Late gothic revival
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 2
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Significant Year: 1921, 1954, 1964
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Theater

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