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Edgehill Community Church, Bronx, New York City, New York

Note: the text in the square brackets ([...]) are a short form of references which have been used to deduce the corresponding information.
The meaning of the site and item attributes is explained in the glossary.

Site Id: 3.118.1
Rating: 2 stars
Other name(s): Riverdale Presbyterian Chapel
Address: 2550 Independence Avenue
Location: Bronx, New York City, New York 10463, USA
Lat/Lng: 40.88037, -73.92044
Tiffany 1910: Page 34
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site under Spuyten Duyvel (which should be Spuyten Duyvil), which is part of the Bronx [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1897 lists the site under "New York City" (i.e. Manhattan) [TIFF1897]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date: 1888-1889 [LAND2011]
Architect: Francis H. Kimball [LAND2011]
Also of interest:

Site Items

3.118.1.1: Johnson Memorial Window: From Cross to Crown (Extant)
3.118.1.2: Johnson Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (1916) (Extant)
3.118.1.3: Johnson Memorial Window: The Sower (1916) (Extant)
3.118.1.4: Johnson Memorial Window: landscape (1916) (Extant)

Item 3.118.1.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: From Cross to Crown [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 34
Duncan 1980: Page 207
Tiffany 1897: Page 6
Signature:
Other documentation:
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Isaac G. Johnson, Jr. (1882-1893) [LPC1980]
Donor:
Date:
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Child
Location: north transept [LPC1980]

Item 3.118.1.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: Good Shepherd [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Record type: Window
Designer: probably Frederick Wilson [CMOG2011, BSH1901, BP1901, DEDUCED]
Designer comment: Frederick Wilson designed a version of this window for Arlington Street Church, Boston, MA (SITE:21.4.10) in 1901 [CMOG2011, BSH1901, BP1901]
Memorial details: Arthur Gale Johnson (9 Jan 1862 - 1916) [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 5 Nov 1916 [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In memory of Arthur Gale Johnson, 1862-1916 [NYEP1916, YS1916]
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Location: south transept [LPC1980]

Item 3.118.1.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Theme: The Sower [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios [DT2012]
Other documentation: [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Isaac Gale Johnson (22 Feb 1830 - 3 Jun 1899) and his wife Jane Eliza Bradley Johnson (22 Jul 1832 - 7 May 1906) [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: their children [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Date: Unveiled 5 Nov 1916 [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of Isaac G. Johnson and his wife, Jane E. Johnson. Erected by their children, 1916. [NYEP1916, YS1916]
Category: Parable of the Sower
Location: north transept [LPC1980]

Item 3.118.1.4

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Johnson Memorial Window
Description: landscape [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Tiffany 1910: Not listed
Duncan 1980: Not listed
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature: Tiffany Studios [DT2012]
Other documentation: [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Record type: Window
Designer:
Memorial details: Gerald Bradley Johnson (1900-1905) and Lloyd Ramsay Johnson (1906-1907) [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Donor:
Date: Unveiled 5 Nov 1916 [NYEP1916, NYH1916, YS1916]
Size:
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: In Memory of Gerald Bradley Johnson, 1900-1905. Lloyd Ramsay Johnson, 1906-1907. [NYEP1916, YS1916]
Category: Landscape
Location: south transept [LPC1980]

References

BP1901: Boston Post (3 Nov 1901, p. 18)
BSH1901: Boston Sunday Herald (27 Oct 1901, p. 21)
CMOG2011: Corning Museum of Glass, Jeffrey Rush Higgins Collection (Frederick Wilson archive) (2011, p. 1 in PDF BF33FEA1-FBA6-472D-8FD0-1A12F31D9A5A.pdf)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DT2012: Donald Traser, personal communication (28 Jul 2012)
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
LAND2011: The Landmarks of New York, Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel (2011, p. 305)
LPC1980: Landmarks Preservation Commission, Andrew S. Dolkart (25 Nov 1980, p. 6)
NYEP1916: New York Evening Post (4 Nov 1916, p. 12)
NYH1916: New York Herald (5 Nov 1916, p. 8)
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
YS1916: The Yonkers Statesman (3 Nov 1916, p. 4)

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