Saint Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

East 10th Street at Second Avenue


DATE: 1799, steeple 1828, portico 1854

STYLE: Georgian, Church

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Designated April 19, 1966

Saint Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery is the oldest site of continuous worship in New York City. The main body of the church with its fieldstone walls and round arched windows, was designed in the Georgian tradition. The steeple is Greek Revival and the porch is made of cast-iron in the Italianate tradition of the mid-Nineteenth Century. It is notable as the burial place of the Dutch Governor, Peter Stuyvesant from whose farm it takes its name.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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