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First Corinthian Baptist Church

First Corinthian Baptist Church Review

One of the most ornate structures in Harlem, this church kicked off its life in 1913 as the Regent Theatre, one of the country's early movie palaces that replaced the nickelodeons. Its elaborately columned and arched facade loosely resembles the Doges' Palace in Venice. The Regent was sold to the church in 1964. To attend services, arrive at least an hour ahead of time.

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  • Address: 1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., at 7th Ave., Harlem, New York, NY, 10026 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/864–5976
  • Hours: Services Fri 6:30 pm; Sun. at 8 and 10:45 am
  • Website:
  • Subway: 2, 3 to 116th St
  • Location: Harlem
Updated: 02-25-2014

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