Archive For The “Jersey City” Category

Jersey City – Our Lady of Victories

By | April 18, 2012

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Jersey City – Our Lady of Mount Carmel

By | April 18, 2012

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Jersey City – Saint Patrick

By | November 8, 2011

The stately Gothic Victorian-style structure at the corner of Bramhall and Grand Street is St. Patrick’s R.C. Church. It is the largest church in Jersey City and the third largest in the Archdiocese of Newark in New Jersey. The church is not only known for its role in the community but also for the theater […]

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Jersey City – Saint Anne

By | November 7, 2011

Visible from great distances, this light colored Gothic Revival church is a well-recognized fixture on Kennedy Boulevard. http://stannesjc.com/ Interior photos by Leon Yost at http://www.ettc.net/njarts/details.cfm?ID=1029

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Jersey City – Holy Rosary

By | September 24, 2011

  This lovely Baroque church was opened in 1904 and consecrated in 1928. The parish website describes the church as follows: “The edifice is a synthesis of three architectural types—Greek, Byzantine and Roman. Greek strength and simplicity of design were reflected in the basic rectangular building with a double-pitched roof, a pediment, Corinthian architrave, frieze […]

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Jersey City – Our Lady of Czestochowa

By | September 24, 2011

    The first interior photograph is http://www.flickr.com/photos/yukonblizzard/2415550724/in/photostream/

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Jersey City – Our Lady of Sorrows

By | September 24, 2011

  Our Lady of Sorrows – a nearly century-old Roman Catholic parish marked in popular history as the matrimonial site of Frank and Nancy Sinatra – stands in polychromatic beauty… Richly rendered orange buff brick, foaming terracotta tiles, smoothed lengths of limestone, a marble monument that literally reflects a Renaissance master in artistic precision and […]

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Jersey City – St. Anthony of Padua

By | September 24, 2011

    The first five interior pictures are Wasabi Bob’s photostream (453)    http://www.flickr.com/photos/wasabi_bob/4206127329/in/set-72157623051611992/

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Jersey City – St. Michael

By | August 9, 2011

Set in picturesque Hamilton Park, St. Michael’s is built of red brick trimmed in Nova Scotia free stone, together with brown stone and granite. The facade also is embellished with English tessellated and encaustic tiles. The original plan included twin towers but it was determined that the building would not bear the strain. The interior […]

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Jersey City – St. Boniface

By | August 9, 2011

St. Boniface was established to serve the once-flourishing German community of downtown Jersey City. A modest-sized, simple, and attractive Gothic Revival building, the church was opened in 1866. In 1894, a new main altar was erected, and, in 1896, magnificent stained glass windows fabricated by the Tyrolean Stained Glass Company of Innsbruck, Austria, were installed. […]

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