Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn

Address: 5th Ave and 25th Street
Built:  Founded 1838
LPC Action: Calendared 1981
LPC Backlog Hearing: Prioritized for designation ( chapel, caretaker’s residence, and visitors cottage)

Designated on April 12, 2016

LPC- Fact Sheet | Research File

HDC Testimony 

Green-Wood Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark encompassing 478 acres with approximately 600,000 graves. The distinguishing Gothic Revival entrance was designed by Richard Upjohn, and the chapel was designed by Warren and Wetmore as a version of Christopher Wren’s Thomas Tower in Oxford.


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