Local Houses of Worship Open for “Sacred Sites” Tours This Weekend

This coming weekend — Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21 — many houses of worship in Brooklyn Heights and nearby will be participating in the “Sacred Sites” open house program sponsored locally by the New York Landmarks Conservancy. Two that are offering special, pre-booked tours are the First Unitarian Congregational Society at 116 Pierrepont Street (between Monroe Place and Clinton) — tours on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. — and Grace Church (photo), 254 Hicks Street (between Joralemon and Remsen) — tours on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and 3:00p.m. The tours are free; there’s more information and reserve tickets here (scroll down).

Others that are inviting visitors to view (no reservations required) are: the Brooklyn Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), 110 Schermerhorn Street, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; St. Charles Borromeo Church, 19 Sidney Place, Sunday 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Our Lady of Lebanon Catholic Maronite Cathedral, 113 Remsen Street, Saturday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.; and St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street, Saturday 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 12:00 to 3:00 p,m. More information here.

Grace Church photo: EverGreene Architectural Arts.

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  • 110res

    Quaker Meeting House is NOT at 110 Livingston Street. Please don’t show up to my apartment expecting a tour!

  • http://selfabsorbedboomer.blogspot.com/ Claude Scales

    Schermerhorn! I’ve corrected it.

  • DIBS

    Wish I had been there for that