332 Riverside Drive

New York Buddhist Church


332 Riverside Drive


Date: 1901-02*; 1955

NB Number: 156-1901*; 169-1955

Type:  Church and Religious

Architect:  Janes & Leo* Kelly & Gruzen

Developer/Owner/Builder: Joseph A. Farley*; American Buddhist Academy, Hozen Seki, president, 171 West 94th Street

NYC Landmarks Designation:  Historic District

Landmark Designation Report: Riverside Drive- West 105th Street Historic District

National Register Designation: N/A

Primary Style:  Beaux-Arts and Utilitarian

Primary Facade:   Brick and Limestone

Stories: 4*; 3

Description: The original town house at No. 332 Riverside Drive has been demolished and was replaced in 1955 by a 3-story chapel for the New York Buddhist Church. In front of the Church there is a large bronze statue of Shinran Shonin, the thirteenth century founder of the Jodo-Shinsu sect.

*inidcates original

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