Thursday, January 21, 2010
Holy Family, Flatlands Ave., Canarsie
Above, the church of the Holy Family stands at the busy intersection of Rockaway Parkway and Flatlands Avenue in Canarsie, Brooklyn. The mailing address is 9719 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11236, telephone 718-257-4423. A website is under construction HERE.
The "cornerstone" to the right shows the 1950 date of the construction of this church, replacing an older parish church. The parish was founded in 1880.
Left to right on the north side of Flatlands Avenue: the church, rectory, and former school.
Two other churches dedicated to the Holy Family exist in the borough of Brooklyn, one in Greenpoint, the other on 14th Street, Park Slope.