Leadership

ABANDONED CHURCH STRUCTURE BURNED IN NEW YORK CITY

Issue 18 and Volume 84.

ABANDONED CHURCH STRUCTURE BURNED IN NEW YORK CITY Interior Had Been Previously Stripped, Subsequent to Demolition — Built Eighty-Six Years Ago—Fireman Injured THREE alarms were sounded at about 11 a.m., on August 23 for a fire which burned the old Unitarian Church of All Souls, which had stood for eighty-six years at the corner of Twentieth Street and Fourth Avenue. New York City. The structure had been abandoned by the congregation in 1929, and it had not been occupied as a place of worship since that time. It was said that unemployed men had been permitted to sleep in the old building of late, and that during the past few months four alarms of fire had been turned in. The first indication of fire was given by smoke pouring from the windows of the building, and the alarms brought a response of eighteen companies, under the command of Acting Chief…

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