ST. MARY’S R.C. CHURCH 1101 Bay Street, Rosebank, Staten Island
St. Mary’s R.C. Church stands as an architectural focal point in Rosebank,with its prominent tower visible for
DESERVING LANDMARK STATUS:
“The church is an instant landmark in its red brick composition and tall central tower, its style elegantly
rendered in a Northern Italian Romanesque style,” says the nonprofit Historic Districts Council (HDC), headquartered
in Manhattan. “It sits prominently upon a hill, virtually intact since its construction in 1857, although its
surroundings – suburban corporate infill encroaches upon it.”
“Landmark status would preserve this structure’s place on Bay Street in case this property is ever sold, as the
continued subdivision of Staten Island and loss of its history unfortunately prevails,” HDC has noted.
St. Mary’s could face demolition if the Archdiocese of New York decides to sell the property on which it is
“This historic church should not suffer the same fate as the historic structures at Mount Manresa and the very
rare old-growth forest on that site that include a Black Tupelo tree slightly over 400 years old and possibly the
oldest living tree in New York City,” said Jack Bolembach, president of the Committee to Save Mount Manresa.
Landmark St. Mary Church St. Mary’s Church in Rosebank is at risk of being sold and destroyed by developers. This petition is to urge Landmarking by the City of New York, to help protect this historic structure. Please sign our
On March 5 The Friend of Mount Manresa will be be riding a float down Forest Avenue in the Staten Island St. Patrick’s day Parade. The Friends of Mount Manresa is a passionate group, dedicated to educating and keeping our
Mark your Calendar – Meetings and Community Events Tuesday, October 4 – 6:30 PM – Community Participatory Budget Meeting with Councilwoman Rose at Olivet Presbyterian Church, at 97 Myrtle Ave. in West Brighton. Submit your idea and learn how
I am proud to honor four citizens who have gone above and beyond what ordinary citizens do for the betterment of their community. We all want to provide a safe and secure community with a quality of life second to
FIGHTING ‘OVER-DEVELOPMENT’ ON STATEN ISLAND: Committee to Save Mount Manresa a leading grass-roots voice STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Friends of Mount Manresa hosted a community celebration – a barbecue fundraiser – on Sunday afternoon at Labetti Post in Rosebank. …
Letters to The Friends of Mount Manresa – Congratulations to our Honorees!
Join us in honoring our community leaders and long time supporters, John Guzzo and Mike DeCataldo – Rosebank Tennants Assoc & Shrine at Mt. Carmel, Joseph Bilotti – Mount Manresa Rosary and Save Mount Manresa Committee, and Larry Leidy, Owner
Join us for another fun and exciting fundraiser with the Committee to Save Mount Manresa Join the Friends of Mount Manresa Park and the Committee to Save Mount Manresa on Sunday, Aug 16 from 2-5pm at DiSara Restaurant (121