Update, 2/15: As Miz Brooke Smith notes in a comment below, the report turns out not to be true.
The congregation of Immanuel Lutheran Church in the Heights has reversed itself and voted not to tear down its 1932 brick sanctuary building after all, abc13 reports. Instead, they’ve decided to turn it into a museum.
Will it be a Heights art museum, as proposed and promoted by local gallery owner and engineer Gus Kopriva? No. Congregants voted to turn the structure at the corner of 15th and Cortlandt into a museum of Lutheran history.
- Historic sanctuary in the Heights to become museum [abc13]
- Previously on Swamplot: Saved by a HAM: The Museum Plan for Immanuel Lutheran Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church: Saved for Demolition Next Year, Can This Lutheran Church Be Saved?
Photo of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1448 Cortlandt St.: Flickr user dey37