St. Patrick's Cathedral

Also known as: Lady Chapel,Rectory and Cardinal's Residence
Bounded by 5th and Madison Aves., E. 50th and E. 51st Sts., New York, New York

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St. Patrick's Cathedral

Photo taken by Michael Miller in June 2017

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Description 

Climaxing Renwick's career, this cathedral is the first large-scale Medieval-style church in America. Begun in 1858, its spires were completed in 1888. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 8, 1976

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1976
Reference number
76001250
Areas of significance
Art; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Religious structure; Church related residence
Current functions
Religious structure; Church related residence
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1858; 1878
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2017: New photo from Michael Miller
  • July 19, 2016: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • July 21, 2014: New photos from Michael Miller

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