The Brooklyn Parsonage (has been sold)
On Feb. 4. 2011 the Brooklyn Parsonage was sold by the Latvian Ev. Luth. Church of New York to Church of the Virgin Mary - Greek Melkite Catholic Church, which is located next door to this building. The Brooklyn Latvian school has use of the building until May 15, 2011. After this date there will be no Latvian presence and no Latvian events will be held here. This page is being kept for archival purposes.
The Brooklyn Parsonage of the Latvian Ev. Luth. Church of New York is a five story brownstone townhouse located in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City. At the Brooklyn Parsonage there are meeting rooms and a hall downstairs.
The Brooklyn Parsonage is also the site of the Brooklyn Latvian School - www.CentreLV.Com (this link no longer functions).
Latvian Ev. Luth Church of New York
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The Latvian Ev. Luth. Church of New York's web site is www.nydraudze.org.
The Brooklyn Parsonage at 564 Second Street is located between 7th and 8th Avenues in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn. It is near Grand Army Plaza, where Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway intersect at the entrance to Prospect Park. You may find a printable map by visiting www.nydraudze.org, then clicking on "Ceļa norādijumi" and then paging down to "Draudzes Nams" and clicking on the map. Click on "Vidēji" and "Sīki" to zoom in. Limited on street parking is available (if you can find a space). Off street parking, for a fee, is available at Union Street between 6th and 7th Avenues and at 12th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues.
By public transportation:
SUBWAY DIRECTIONS: Choose the subway line most convenient to you and get on the train that goes towards Brooklyn. You may wish to take along the printable map referred to in the Driving Directions above.
If taking the F train: get off at the 7th Ave (and 9th Street), walk North 7 blocks (on 7th Ave) and then turn right onto 2nd St.
If taking the B or Q train: get off at the 7 Avenue (and Flatbush Avenue), walk South 11 blocks (on 7th Ave) and then turn left onto 2nd St.
If taking the 4 or 5 train: get off at Atlantic Avenue and transfer to the 2 or 3 train and follow directions for the 2 or 3 train, below.
If taking the 2 or 3 train: get off at Grand Army Plaza, walk South about 9 blocks (on 8th Ave) and turn right onto 2nd St.
If taking the D, M, N, or R train: get off at Pacific St and 4th Ave., walk South 15 blocks (on 4th Ave) to 2nd St and then walk East (on 2nd Street) for 3 and one half blocks. Note the M and R trains may stop at Union Street, then you have to walk South only 5 blocks on 4th Ave.
For MTA New York City Transit info please visit www.mta.info. Subway maps are available at most token booths.