St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
Address: Sanford Avenue and 149th Street
Architect: Brown, Guenther and Booss
Current Status: Extant
Award: Honorable Mention
Typology: Religious Building
The orientation of this church is puzzling. Sited on a corner lot, the rear of the church and the apse are located closest to the street while a small, side entrance and the nave are set back along a walkway. The end facing the church incorporates a large cross as decoration. The firm of Brown Guethner Booss designed at least one other religious building in New York, a convent done this same year.