Religion: HQ for Protestants

A large segment of U.S. Protestantism is on the move this week—into a 19-story, $20 million Interchurch Center overlooking the Hudson River on Manhattan's culture-studded Morningside Heights.

Urged on by the National Council of Churches, the center has been two years abuilding on 32,000 sq. ft. of land made available by the Rockefellers. The National Council is pulling itself together from eight different locations in Manhattan to occupy four floors. Other large-scale tenants: the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. (more than three floors), the Methodist Church (three floors), the Reformed Church in America, and the American Baptist Convention (one floor each)....

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