German Reformed Church of Jesus

Year
1912
Building type
Church
Block
3314
Lot
26
Address

64 Menahan Street
11221 NY
United States

Owner name
German Reform Church of Jesus
Material
Status
extant
Notes

Existing building is an alteration of an earlier church.

Menahan Street was originally Ralph Street.

"Ref. Church" - brick - on this site (64 - 66 Ralph Street) in 1907 [Bromley].

Frame "Church" on this site in 1898-1899 [Hyde]. 1898 building has same footprint as 1907.

1894 - Frame church built. "208 - Ralph st, s s, 410 w Central av, one 2-sty frame church, &c, 40x70, tin roof; cost, abt $10,000; (German Reformed Church of Jesus; ar't, E.I Lessing." 1

1897 - brick extension and roof raised. "929 - Ralph sl, s s, 410 w Central av, 1-sty brk extension 35x27 1/2, also a peak roof in place of a flat roof; cost, $6,000; German Reformed Church of Jesus, 15 Central pl; ar't, F J Lessing, 140 St Nicholas av." 2

1912 - Rev. Christian Oswald 3

"RALPH ST, ss, 410 w Central av, 2-sty extension. 40x26.6; cost, $14,000 ; owner. Christian Oswald, 88 Harman st; architect, Hy Wolfensberger. 926 Grand av, Richmond Hill. Plan No. 1229." 4

  • 1. Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide 53 (March 10, 1894): 399.
  • 2. Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide 59 (May 29, 1897): 956.
  • 3. Lina D. Miller, New York Charities Directory, (New York: Charity Organization Society of the City of New York, 1912), 737.
  • 4. "Plans Filed for Alteration Work: Brooklyn", Real Estate Record and Builders Guide 89 (March 30, 1912): 669.

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