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dc.coverage.spatialSite: New York, New York, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1858-1878 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorRenwick, Jamesen_US
dc.date1858-1878en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-12-24T16:39:30Z
dc.date.available2013-12-24T16:39:30Z
dc.date.issued1858-1878en_US
dc.identifier244269en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2856en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/152707
dc.descriptionDetail, rose window on the Fifth Avenue facade; A decorated Neo-Gothic style Roman Catholic cathedral which is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, as well as a parish church. Work was begun in 1858 but was halted during the Civil War and resumed in 1865. It can accommodate 2,200 people, and is built of brick clad in marble, quarried in Massachusetts and New York. It takes up a whole city block, between 50th and 51st streets, Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue. At the transepts it is 174 feet wide and 332 feet long. The spires rise 330 feet (100 meters) from street level. The spires were added in 1888. The cathedral was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 8/5/2013)en_US
dc.format.mediumTuckahoe marble; brick; wood; slate roofen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectNew Testamenten_US
dc.subjectCatholic Churchen_US
dc.subjectNineteenth centuryen_US
dc.subjectGothic Revivalen_US
dc.titleSt. Patrick's Cathedral (Manhattan)en_US
dc.title.alternativeCathedral of Saint Patricken_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-US-NY-SPC-B05en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypecathedralen_US
dc.contributor.displayJames Renwick (American architect, 1818-1895)en_US


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