Christ Church

22--26 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Christ Church

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Description 

Constructed between 1727 and 1754, the present ornate Georgian structure, used by a congregation organized in 1695, is the third building on the site. Its most striking exterior features are a Palladian window and Doric entablature. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, April 15, 1970

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 15, 1970
Reference number
70000553
Architectural style
Georgian
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Religious structure
Current function
Religious structure
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1750-1799
Significant years
1727; 1754

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2012: Updated by wdzinc: Updated Map Coordinates