02.10.17

SCHUMER & GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN PLEASANTVILLE PLACED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

For Over a Century, St. John’s Episcopal Church Kept its Doors Open to All Parish Members and Individuals in Need

Westchester, N.Y. – U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced that St. John’s Episcopal Church located in Pleasantville, New York was officially added to the National Register of Historic Places. St. John’s offers many community programs and services including a twelve-step program, homeless outreach efforts, community gardens, and theater group meetings. The official designation expands opportunities for federal historic tax credits and other resources to support future preservation and development initiatives.

“Adding St. John’s Episcopal Church to the National Register of Historic Places appropriately honors this century-old church and the role it has played in Pleasantville’s history. The church is an architectural treasure and remains a beacon for those looking for religious and spiritual guidance. This designation will preserve St. John’s for current and future generations,” said Senator Schumer.

“St. John’s Episcopal Church has deep-rooted connections to Pleasantville spanning over a century. The Church opened its doors to all individuals for religious and spiritual service, and still serves the community by offering guidance and counsel to individuals in need,” said Senator Gillibrand. “I pushed for this designation because St. John’s Episcopal Church remains an iconic symbol of Pleasantville’s history; and this designation will aid in preserving this landmark for generations to come.”

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