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Jul 02 2011

Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, NJ

Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark, NJ. Image 1

The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the fifth-largest cathedral in North America, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. It is located at 89 Ridge Street in Newark, New Jersey. Envisioned as a "fitting monument to the faith," construction began in 1899 and was finished in 1954. The original design called for an English/Irish-gothic church, but plans were later modified in favor of a French-gothic style.


Aug 20 2011

St. Michael's Russian Orthodox Church in Newark, NJ

St. Michael's russian orthodox church was founded in 1906 by the Brotherhood of St. Michael, russian immigrant factory workers had to save their pennies and give generously to construct this building.