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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1876/00/00 James Renwick Jr Architect Designed by James Renwick in the Lombardic style, old St Bartholomews is built from 1872 to 1876 at the SW corner of Madison Ave and E 44th St.
1899/00/00 Stanford White Architect Deciding to donate bronze doors and a new facade to old St Bartholomew's Church as a memorial to her husband, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Alice Vanderbilt consults extensively with her architect, Stanford White.
1899/00/00 Alice Claypoole Gwynne Vanderbilt Benefactor Deciding to donate bronze doors and a new facade to old St Bartholomew's Church as a memorial to her husband, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Alice Vanderbilt consults extensively with her architect, Stanford White.
1903/00/00 Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co Foundry Vanderbilt's portals are installed. Sculptors designed the doors and the surrounding sculpture: Herbert Adams created the north doors, Daniel Chester French (with assistance from Andrew O'Connor) the central doors and Philip Martiny the south doors.
1903/00/00 Philip Martiny Sculptor Vanderbilt's portals are installed. Sculptors designed the doors and the surrounding sculpture: Herbert Adams created the north doors, Daniel Chester French (with assistance from Andrew O'Connor) the central doors and Philip Martiny the south doors.
1903/00/00 Daniel Chester French Sculptor Vanderbilt's portals are installed. Sculptors designed the doors and the surrounding sculpture: Herbert Adams created the north doors, Daniel Chester French (with assistance from Andrew O'Connor) the central doors and Philip Martiny the south doors.
1905/10/14 Ralph Pulitzer Groom Frederica Vanderbilt Webb, daughter of Eliza Vanderbilt Webb and William Seward Webb, marries Ralph Pulitzer. Marriage of Frederica Vanderbilt Webb and Ralph Pulitzer
1905/10/14 Frederica Vanderbilt Webb Pulitzer Bride Frederica Vanderbilt Webb, daughter of Eliza Vanderbilt Webb and William Seward Webb, marries Ralph Pulitzer. Marriage of Frederica Vanderbilt Webb and Ralph Pulitzer
1917/05/01 Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Architect Designed around White's portal, foundation stone for Goodhue's St Bartholomew's is laid. The sanctuary was consecrated in 1918 and includes salvaged marble pavers, stained glass, choir stalls and a Betel Thorvaldsen font from the old church.
1917/05/01 Bertel Thorvaldsen Sculptor Designed around White's portal, foundation stone for Goodhue's St Bartholomew's is laid. The sanctuary was consecrated in 1918 and includes salvaged marble pavers, stained glass, choir stalls and a Betel Thorvaldsen font from the old church.
1917/05/17 William Phillips (US diplomat) Mourner Cecil Spring-Rice, M Hovelacque and William Phillips, among many others, attend the funeral for Joseph H Choate at St Bartholomew's Church in NYC. Choate will be buried in the Stockbridge Cemetery in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
1917/05/17 Joseph Hodges Choate In Memoriam Cecil Spring-Rice, M Hovelacque and William Phillips, among many others, attend the funeral for Joseph H Choate at St Bartholomew's Church in NYC. Choate will be buried in the Stockbridge Cemetery in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
1930/00/00 Hildreth Meiere Artist In 1930, Hildreth Meiere designs a series of mosaics for the narthex and the apse at St Barts.
1930/00/00 Mayers, Murray and Phillip Architects Community House at 50th St, is built during Rev Robert Norwood's tenure (1925-32). A poet and prophet, Norwood was a dynamic preacher who brought large crowds to the church and ministered to the growing number of young professionals flocking to the city.
1961/02/18 James Lide Coker III In Memoriam Funeral services for James Lide Coker III are held St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church at 3 pm.

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Particulars for St Bartholomew's Church and Community House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Byzantine Revival
Decorative Arts Ceramic Tile
Level of Significance Local
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th April 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: St. Bartholomew's Church and Community House
Registry Address: 109 E. 50th St.
Registry Number: 80002719
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Goodhue,Bertram; McKim,Mead White
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque
Attribute: Byzantine
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1903, 1917, 1928
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

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