New Baptist Temple and Office Building

New Baptist Temple and Office Building Rochester New York

Stock #: 420352
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Rochester
State: New York (NY)
County: Monroe
Publisher: Rochester News Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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(Organized 1834) THE BAPTIST TEMPLE and TEMPLE BUILDING "In the Heart of Rochester" (N. Y.) CLINTON WUNDER, Minister The new Temple, now being erected at North and Franklin Streets, inclusive of site will be valued at $2,750,000. Fourteen stories high, it will contain an office building, retail stores, the latest church equipment for recreation, religious education, community service and worship. A Hook and Hastings organ, specially designed and the largest and most complete church instrument in this section is now under construction. The congregation this year is giving $100,000 to current expenses, benevolences and the building fund. The Temple is a church of, for and by the People who "heard Jesus gladly." 100,000 people attended services last year. When in Rochester, worship with us. We meet in the Lyceum Theatre until the greater Temple is completed. Temporary staff offices are maintained at 66 North Street. Architects for the new Temple, Gordon & Kaelber and Carl R. Traver, Rochester, N. Y., Contractors, Thompson-Starret Company, New York City