upper east side


May 08 2011

Fifth Avenue Synagogue, Manhattan

Fifth Avenue Synagogue, Manhattan. Image 1: Copyright by Unknown

The Fifth Avenue Synagogue (קהלת עטרת צבי) is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue located at 5 East 62nd Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The synagogue was founded in 1958, by former members of Congregation Zichron Ephraim who opposed that congregation's decision to seat men and women together during services. Henry Hirsch, Myrtle Hirsch, Leib Merkin and Hermann Merkin were among the congregation's founders. Author Herman Wouk was an early member of the Fifth Avenue Synagogue.


May 21 2011

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Manhattan

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Manhattan. Image 1

The Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is an institution of the Archdiocese with over 800 families. It includes the Cathedral School, a private school consisting of grades K-8. It has served as the national Cathedral of the Archdiocese since 1962 hosting patriarchs, hierarchs, dignitaries and visitors from throughout the world. The Cathedral congregation invites you to worship and participate in its social services, Bible study, mission and fellowship.


May 16 2011

Park East Synagogue, Manhattan

Park East Synagogue, Manhattan. Image 1

Park East Synagogue is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, in New York City. Congregation Zichron Ephraim was established by Rabbi Bernard Drachman and Jonas Weil to promote Orthodox Judaism as an alternative to Reform Judaism popular on the Upper East Side.


Jul 03 2011

St. Lucy's Church, Manhattan

St. Lucy's Church, Manhattan. Image 1

St. Lucy’s Church is a Roman Catholic parish located in Manhattan, New York City under the authority of the Archdiocese of New York. The church and school address is 338-342 East 104th Street, New York, New York 10029; the school occupied 336 East 104th Street.

The parish was established in 1899 by the Rev. Edmund W. Cronin for Italian and English-speaking Catholics


Jul 03 2011

St. Monica's Church, Manhattan

St. Monica's Church, Manhattan. Image 1

Church of St. Monica is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 413 East 79th Street, Manhattan, New York City. The parish was established in 1879. The fourth Catholic parish on the Upper East Side, St. Monica's was founded by Fr. John Treanor, pastor of the Church of St. Lawrence O'Toole (now the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola).