Emmanuel Baptist Church

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

279 Lafayette Avenue

ARCHITECT: Francis H. Kimball

DATE: 1887

STYLE: French Gothic

Brooklyn Clinton Hill French Gothic

Designated November 12, 1968

With its square twin towers and triple entrance porch, Emmanuel Baptist Church is reminiscent of a small French Gothic cathedral. The somber and stolid character of this late nineteenth Century stone edifice is relieved by a varied and fanciful use of carved ornament and structural forms, creating an outstanding example of ecclesiastical architecture.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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