First Presbyterian Church

120 East State St., Trenton, New Jersey

Photos 

GENERAL VIEW OF FRONT FACADE

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

Fine Greek Revival building by Princeton's most prominent builder-architect. Early example of "in autis" facade facing Carmine Street Church, NYC-four years earlier. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 9, 2005
Reference number
05000967
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Politics/Government; Religion; Social History
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Religious structure; Cemetery; Meeting hall; Church school
Current functions
Religious structure; Church school; Cemetery; Meeting hall
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1750-1799; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1727; 1834; 1870
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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