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Trinity Church
40.708084° N, 74.012119° W
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1846 constructed
Broadway and Wall Street
212-602-0800 (general) 212-602-0872 (tour reservations) 212-602-0747 (concert information)

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  • 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 →

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Bibliography of Trinity Church

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

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Holly Hayes
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014