Farewell to Jan Hus Presbyterian Church As We Know It

By Majda Kallab Whitaker | In a heady, multi-million-dollar New York City real estate transaction, the historic Jan Hus Presbyterian Church will be leaving its 131-year-old edifice at 351 East 74st Street, and moving to a new location at East 90st Street and First Avenue. The Jan Hus Church building has been purchased and will be renovated by the Church of the Epiphany, which in turn will see its 1930s church at York Avenue and 74th Street demolished and replaced by a Weill-Cornell Medical Center building. It is considered a “win” for all the parties involved, answering to their present and future needs, but does not fail to take the breath away from dedicated preservationists and historians of the Yorkville District.

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