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1927/11/21 Allen and Collens Architects Ground is broken on a new interdenominational church in Morningside Heights.
1930/09/00 Marc Eidlitz and Sons Contractors The bell is hoisted to the top of The Riverside Church's carillon and the tower is completed.
1930/11/21 John D Rockefeller Jr Benefactor The Riverside Church, conceived by John D Rockefeller Jr, a Baptist, in conjunction with Presbyterian minister Harry Emerson Fosdick, is completed. Ultimately, Rockefeller spent a total of $10.5 million toward land acquisitions and church construction.
1972/10/27 Jackie Robinson In Memoriam About 2,500 mourners attend Jackie Robinson's funeral service at Riverside Church in NYC. Robinson is buried at Cypress Hills Cemetery in New York City.

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Particulars for Riverside Church, NYC:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Architectural Style Gothic Revival

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