The New York Times called the New Church of New York one of the City's most picturesque houses of Worship. Situated on a tree-lined street within the Murray Hill Historical District, it was built in 1859 by followers of Emanuel Swedenborg, the Swedish religious philosopher. Built-in the Neo-Renaissance style with classic pediments and other architectural details, the building is on a 77-foot wide lot, and set back from the street, allowing for an elegant front garden. At over 20,000 sf, the Church boasts a magnificent and expansive Sanctuary with a double-height ceiling and mezzanine level, as well as a light-filled Music Room with a stage and an elegant Library off the central Foyer. Other features include: Wheelchair ramp to the main entrance; Elevator to all floors; CAC; Kitchen and 3 office / private spaces; 3 bathrooms including one which is wheelchair accessible; Two interior stairwells; 4 means of entrance and exit and Full height basement with elevator access City Records show that Block 890 Lot 77 has dimensions of 77 by 98.9 feet Zoning is R8B with no commercial overlay, and the Floor Area Ratio is 2.65 and is built out to 20,215 sf. 114 East 35 Street is a magnificent and truly unique property with an efficient use of space. It is well suited as a House of Worship, a Community Facility, the base for a Non Profit or an incredible Live/Work Residence Schedule an appointment to view.
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