Chair Sarah Carroll noted at the July 19th meeting that there will be presentations by outside experts after Labor Day. Following inquiry and clarifications the Commissioners will then take a vote. The clarifications include an independent report comissioned by the LPC. Those findings are imminent and we will update this page when a new public meeting/hearing is announced.
“The church retains an exceptionally high level of integrity of setting, design, materials, craftsmanship feeling and association on both the exterior and interior”
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Resource Evaluation
Read LW! Testimony regarding West-Park’s Hardship Application before Community Board 7’s Preservation Committee.
West Park Presbyterian Social Superlatives
West-Park Presbyterian Church has long been a beacon of liberal activisim for the neighborhood and New York City at large. West-Park was the:
– First church in New York City to support Gay Marriage
– The original home of the West Side Federation for Senior and Supportive Housing (WSFSSH)
– First home to Joseph Papp’s Shakespeare Festival
Fall in love with West-Park with these photos taken just prior to designation: