Week 2: St. Jean Baptiste Church

A church built by a French Canadian Catholic parish is one of the most remarkable examples of Renaissance Revival architecture in New York City.

Week 1: The Church of St. Francis Xavier

My first visit in my 52 Houses of Worship in 52 Weeks project took me to the Church of St. Francis Xavier, a Catholic church just west of Union Square in Manhattan.

The new South Ferry station: repaired, reinforced, and reopened

After five years of effort and $369 million, the New York City Subway's new South Ferry station reopened to the public at noon on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Here are photos of the restored station, repaired and reinforced against future storms.

Checking out the old South Ferry station before it closes forever

The original 1905 South Ferry station was reopened in 2013 after hurricane Sandy's storm surge devastated the new South Ferry station. I went to check out the old station before it closes — possibly forever — in the coming months.