The Walt Disney Company Acquires the Rights to Develop 4 Hudson Square from Trinity Church Wall Street
Site Will House Disney’s New York Operations
BURBANK, Calif., and NEW YORK, July 9, 2018 – Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, and the Rev. Dr. William Lupfer, Rector of Trinity Church Wall Street, today announced that Disney has purchased the rights to develop Trinity’s property at 4 Hudson Square in New York City. Read more
Trinity Church Wall Street’s rejuvenation of the nave of its historic building has moved into its tenth week with a major step in the process: deconstruction of the high altar, but there’s no need to panic—each individual piece of the altar is being painstakingly inventoried so it can be rebuilt. This phase of the project has uncovered a couple of rather ordinary items that have been sealed behind brick and not seen in 142 years.Read more
Human connection and solidarity among women have always been evident in the partnership between Hour Children and Trinity Church Wall Street, a partnership that has focused on support of women, and especially mothers, upon their release from incarceration. And this summer’s workshops provide a particularly graphic demonstration of that: a friendship forged behind prison walls now being celebrated in freedom.
The rejuvenation of the nave of Trinity Church Wall Street in early July will move into what’s called the “demolition” phase, when most of the major work in the two-year project will be completed. However, much has already happened in the early weeks of rejuvenation, as Trinity Vicar Phil Jackson explained, and demonstrated, in this June 24th tour.
Trinity Church Wall Street has made a commitment to helping New York City reduce the number of people who are homeless and to increase the supply of affordable housing. In this and in all the ministries of the church, Trinity works with partners who share its core values.
During the rejuvenation of the nave of Trinity Church weekday services and the Sunday 9am service are being held in the Chapel of All Saints, a 1913 addition the building.
Trinity Church Wall Street is rejuvenating the nave, the largest and primary worship space in its building at Broadway and Wall Street, a project expected to require about two years to complete. Yet for a church with the long history of Trinity, the rejuvenation period is like a blink of an eye, especially considering the parish’s alternative spaces available for worship and other congregational activities.Read more