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.
Church of the Intercession
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.
Video: Time lapse of stained-glass windows at Washington National Cathedral
This time lapse video with original score celebrates one of the best and most cohesive examples of High Gothic architecture anywhere in the world.
Update: Marian murals at the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph
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.
Week 10: St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral
A modern cathedral is the seat of Armenian faith in America — and hearkens back to the ancient seat of their church in Armenia itself.
Week 8: St. Peter’s Church
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.
Week 6: The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord
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: The Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph
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.
Week 4: Church of St. Paul the Apostle
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: St. Bartholomew’s Church
Week 3 of 52 Houses of Worship in 52 Weeks: An ornate Romanesque and Byzantine Episcopal church in Midtown Manhattan.