MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Current view of the Mother A.M.E. Zion Church on 137th Street

The present Mother AME Zion Church is located at 140-7 W. 137th Street. The building was designed by George W. Foster, Jr., one of the first black architects to be licensed in the U.S.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI