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Go Historic ID
318608
names
Trinity Church
coordinates
40.708084° N, 74.012119° W
main dates
1846 constructed
styles/periods
categories
address
Broadway and Wall Street
phone
212-602-0800 (general) 212-602-0872 (tour reservations) 212-602-0747 (concert information)

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Essays on Trinity Church

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 27, 2011

    The exterior, a striking medieval element in an otherwise Neo-Classical and modern city, has all the features of a traditional Gothic church: flying buttresses, delicate tracery, stained glass windows, pointed arches and Gothic-style sculpture. Its most striking feature is the west spire, which rises to 281 feet. For many years it was the tallest building in Manhattan. The only non-traditional feature of Trinity Church is the material: a warm brownstone that was normally used only when builders could not afford marble, granite or limestone. continue reading →

Bibliography of Trinity Church

  1. Pressentin, Carol von and Carol Wright. Blue Guide New York. Blue Guide. 2008. Print.
  2. Official Website of Trinity Church. Web. Official website.

Article Info

Short URL
gohist.co/318608
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
First published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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