The interior of this Romanesque and Byzantine church at the corner of Park Avenue and East 60th Street in Manhattan is covered with more than 7 million colorful tesserae that create the most dazzling mosaics I’ve seen in any church in New York City.
The Church of the Intercession is an Episcopal parish in Manhattan. Its current building, a Neogothic landmark towering above the corner of Broadway and West 155th Street in Hamilton Heights, was designed by prolific architect Bertram Goodhue and constructed between 1912 and 1915.
This time lapse video with original score celebrates one of the best and most cohesive examples of High Gothic architecture anywhere in the world.
On my first visit to the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph I wasn't able to get photos of two of the cathedral's 20 Marian murals. But I had an opportunity to go back and capture images of them.
A modern cathedral is the seat of Armenian faith in America — and hearkens back to the ancient seat of their church in Armenia itself.
A church’s “persistent commitment” to a changing, and perhaps dying, city manifested itself in the bold reimagining of the shape and form of a sacred space at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 54th Street.
Saturday, 10 February 2018, was a mild but wet and gray midwinter New York day, but the color and warmth of a Russian Orthodox cathedral in Brooklyn — the first I’d ever visited — lingered with me long after I left its doors.
Week 5 of 52 Houses of Worship in 52 Weeks: One of the seats of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Brooklyn, beautifully restored 2012–14 with impressive new artwork.
The mother church of the Paulist Fathers, the first order of Catholic priests founded in the United States, sits in the shadow of some of New York City’s biggest skyscrapers, but its presence and sheer scale dominate this corner of Manhattan.
Week 3 of 52 Houses of Worship in 52 Weeks: An ornate Romanesque and Byzantine Episcopal church in Midtown Manhattan.