Last Days of 40th Street Methodist Episcopal Church

Across South 40th Street from The Fresh Grocer, tucked behind McDonald’s and The Radian, is Samuel Sloan’s little 40th Street Methodist Episcopal Church. But not for long.

On a walk through the neighborhood last week I noticed that the 140 year-old brownstone church’s front door had been posted with an orange notice of demolition sticker, stating that the building could start coming down on or after October 9. New demolition permits were pulled in September by J.F. Huebner and Son.

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