Friday, September 22, 2006

Action Alert -- St. Brigid's Church

The Committee to Save St. Brigid's has an URGENT call for help on their website. They are seeking landmark status for the Lower East Side Famine Church, built in 1848 by Irish shipbuilders fleeing the ravages of famine in Ireland. To this task, they ask us to send a request for evaluation by fax to the New York City Landmarks Commission, attention: Mary Beth Betts, Director of Research, (212)669-7960.

The form can be found on their website at:

Photo courtesy of the Committee to Save St. Brigid's, Patti Kelly, Photographer

You can add pictures to your submission. The Committee's website has some beautiful photos that they have provided as downloads. To see more information, go to

Patricia Jameson-Sammartano,

Culture Editor/Wild Geese

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