Marble Collegiate Church

Name: Marble Collegiate Church

Address: 1 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001


Date: 1851-1854

Architect or Builder:  Warner, Samuel A.

Style:  Romanesque

NYC Boroughs/Neighborhoods:   Madison Square

County:   New York

Special Activities:  Guided Tours, Organ Demonstration, and Self Guided Tours

Date/Time of Activities: Sunday 1:30pm – 3:30pm

At 1:00 pm on Sunday May 6th enjoy an up close look at Marble Collegiate’s new organ, designed by Sebastian Glück, president of Glück Pipe Organs.  Visitors will be treated to an organ demonstration led by Marble’s Director of Music, Kenneth V. Dake, followed by a docent-led tour of the historic church building.

Advanced registration is required for the organ demonstration and tour at 1:00 pm. 

Click here to register for tour

Doors open to the public for self-guided tours of the building from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.

Advance registration is not required for self-guided tours.

Marble Collegiate Church, located at Fifth Avenue and 29th Street, traces its history back to the city’s first church, a Reformed congregation established by Dutch colonists in 1628.  Completed in 1854 to the design of Samuel A. Warner, the Early Romanesque Revival building is clad entirely in Tuckahoe marble and has Gothic trim and a Wren-like steeple.  The church has had a number of famous preachers, most prominent among them the Reverend Norman Vincent Peale.

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