Shree Swaminarayan Mandir New York was the first Swaminarayan Mandir in North America. Inaugurated in 1974 by Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj, this mandir had been center of the Sanstha\'s activities for many years.
Murtis of this mandir have a great history. First installed in 1974 by Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the murtis were painted on canvas. When the mandir was first renovated, the murtis were re-installed by Pujya Pramukh Swami Maharaj on August 28 1977. In July 1984, new murtis of marble were installed and the fourth murti pratishtha was performed in May 2004 as new marble murtis were consecrated by Swamishri in a majestic sinhasan.