Father’s Heart Church Added to State Register

According to the Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation’s Off The Grid blog, Father’s Heart Church and its former rectory at 545-547 East 11th Street, near Avenue B, were added to the New York State Register of Historic Places last month. Make sure to read the registration form nominating the church. Among the many interesting facts: In the 1860s, when the Gothic revival building was erected, Avenue B was known as “German Broadway.”