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WEBINAR: Historic Richmond Hill, a 3 part series – Historic Churches of Richmond Hill – Session II
Wed April 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom registration required
Presented by William Gati, AIA, Chair of the Historical Architecture Committee for AIA Queens. Mr. Gati is a NY architect and tour guide.
Course Description: Richmond Hill is one of the oldest neighborhoods in NYC and has many beautiful, classical revival structures. Discover the rich history of Richmond Hill™s beautiful churches, the oldest dating back to 1874.
- Explain how Richmond Hill was planned, designed, and developed as it pertains to its historic churches
- Discuss the role of zoning ordinances and historical designations that help preserve historic places of worship
- View examples of historic churches in the area and how they were created to improve the quality of residents’ health, safety, and welfare
- Define the relation of local historians to the preservation of historic churches in Richmond Hill, and the relevance to other churches in adjacent neighborhood