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General Theological Seminary
175 Ninth Avenue (Bet. 20th and 21st Streets) New York, NY 10011
The Seminary campus, which occupies an entire city block called Chelsea Square, is an island of utter tranquility. Found here in a setting of lawn and trees U.S. Commissioned by the Seminary's third dean, Eugene Augustus Hoffman, and designed by Charles Coolidge Haight in the 1880s. The campus was inspired by the colleges of Oxford and Cambridge. Among its 19 buidlings are the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, a bell tower, St. Marks Library, the Dean's residence and a dormitory and classroom buildings, including a duplicate of the first Gothic Revival classroom building in the U.S., constructed on this site in 1826.

Access: Mon.-Fri 12-3; Sat. 11-3, Sun & Holidays Closed. Special visits can be arrainged by calling ahead.
Phone: (212) 243-5150
Category: Historic Houses/Sites
Subject: Religion , Education , Religion
Time Period: 19th Century since Civil War , 19th Century since Civil War


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