Demolition Slated for 4th Ave’s Church of the Redeemer

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    Plans are in motion to demolish the Church of the Redeemer, the Gothic Revival structure at 24 4th Avenue at Pacific Street. A tipster alerted us to an item on tonight’s Boerum Hill Association agenda saying that the building is in severe disrepair and will therefore be destroyed. A mixed-use building with a new church and residential units are planned to replace it. For some reason this building isn’t landmarked; you can read about the rich history of the 1866 structure in this BOTD post. If you are interested in hearing more details about what the BHA rightly calls a “tragic loss to our neighborhood,” the meeting is tonight at 7pm in the YWCA Community Room at 30 Third Avenue. GMAP

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