armenian apostolic


Jun 20 2011

St. Vartan Cathedral, Manhattan

St. Vartan Cathedral, Manhattan. Image 1

St. Vartan Cathedral (Armenian: Սբ. Վարդան տաճար) in New York City is the first cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church to be constructed in North America. It is located in New York City on the corner of Second Avenue and Thirty-forth street and was built to resemble the St. Hripsime Church in Echmiadzin. St. Vartan's was consecrated on April 28, 1968 by His Holiness Vazgen I, Catholicos of Armenia and of All Armenians.