Apr 21 2011

Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Brooklyn

Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Brooklyn. Image 1

The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Sts. Constantine and Helen, more simply Sts. Constantine and Helen, Cathedral (though known by Greek Orthodox parishioners from other churches as NAK) is a Greek Orthodox cathedral church at 64 Schermerhorn Street in downtown Brooklyn, New York. It is best known for taking in parishioners from St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Manhattan, destroyed during the September 11 attacks.


Apr 21 2011

Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, Brooklyn

Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration, Brooklyn. Image 1

Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord is a historic Russian Orthodox cathedral at 228 N. 12th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, New York. It was built between 1916 and 1921 to the designs by Louis Allmendiger. The plan is based on a Greek cross and is designed in the Russian version of the Byzantine style.


Apr 17 2011

Trinity Church, Manhattan

Trinity Church in Manhattan. Image 1

Trinity Church (also known as Trinity Wall Street) at 79 Broadway, Lower Manhattan, is a historic, active parish church in the Diocese of New York. Trinity Church is at the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway, New York.

In 1696, Governor Benjamin Fletcher approved the purchase of land in Lower Manhattan by the Church of England community for construction of a new church. The parish received its charter from King William III of England on May 6, 1697. Its land grant specified an annual rent of sixty bushels of wheat.


Apr 17 2011

Saint Patrick's Cathedral

The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in the United States. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on the east side of Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, directly across the street from Rockefeller Center.


Apr 17 2011

Central Baptist Church of New York

Central Baptist Church of New York. Image 1

Central Baptist Church recently celebrated its 166th anniversary and remains a vital part of its community. Our roots were originally on Laight Street in Lower Manhattan in 1842. The Laight Street and Bloomingdale Baptist Churches combined to become the Central Baptist Church located in Times Square in 1870. In 1916, after nearly 25 pastors in 4 to 6 different buildings, Central‘s doors opened at its current location on the Upper West Side at 92nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue.


Apr 17 2011

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Manhattan

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Manhattan. Image 1

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church is a Lutheran church located at 3 West 65th Street at the corner of Central Park West in the Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.


Apr 17 2011

Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Manhattan

Mahayana Buddhist Temple in Manhattan. Image 1

Having spent several decades in building and completing the first Chinese Buddhist retreat in New York, Mrs. Ying then stopped and looked around to see what else is needed in Greater New York. She discovered that the Buddhist temples in the city are, even after these many years, still essentially all storefront temples.


Apr 17 2011

New York Buddhist Church in Manhattan

New York Buddhist Church in Manhattan. Image 1

The New York Buddhist Church (NYBC) is a temple of Jodoshinshu True Pure Land School Buddhism, whose head temple is Nishi-Hongwanji Temple in Kyoto, Japan. Shinran Shonin (1173-1262) is the founder of this school of Buddhism.


Apr 16 2011

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral, Manhattan

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Nicholas, at 15 East 97th Street, was built in 1902 and soon became an American battleground for conflicts between czarist and Soviet Russians. Now, a decade after the fall of communism and the end of the officially atheistic Soviet state, a new bishop, fresh from Moscow, is planning renovations and modernization.


Apr 16 2011

Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Manhattan

Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Manhattan. Image 1: via http://catholicmanhattan.blogspot.com

The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic parish church, located in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen/Clinton. Founded in 1876, it is a parish of the Archdiocese of New York and is at 457 West 51st Street. Sacred Heart of Jesus School is located at 456 West 52nd Street.