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People's Park Holland Reformed Church
Paterson, Passaic County

This is an unusual design—there is nothing else in the state quite like its three rows of triple windows set in the tower. The roof of the tower was a very popular style during the period called Mansard; one can see examples of it on hundreds of late nineteenth century buildings throughout the state. There is an inscribed sandstone lintel above the entry which says "Peoples Park Holland Reformed Church" and gives the date as 1892. The church now houses the Iglesia Evangelica Reformada.




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