Monthly Archives: December 2015

Jehovah Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN

I was lucky enough to visit this church on a trip the Twin Cities early in 2015 and it was a revelation. Designed in 1963, both the interior and exterior are filled with striking details. Unfortunately the area around the … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Victory Church, Financial District, NYC

This church among the canyons of Lower Manhattan is a staid affair. The red brick, limestone trim, symmetrical front facade, and classical statuary make the building feel older than its actual construction date of 1944-1947. Only the flatness of some … Continue reading

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Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Chinatown, NYC

Another one from the exhibition, Chinese Style: Rediscovering the Architecture of Poy Gum Lee, 1923-1968, at the Museum of Chinese in America. Definitely worth seeing  and it’s just been extended through March 2016. In the show, Curator Kerri Culhane examines the … Continue reading

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St. Thomas More Church, Morristown, NJ

This relatively simple church on the outskirts of Morristown, New Jersey was designed by New Jersey-based firm Genovese and Maddelene in 1967. The land came from the Sisters of Charity, based nearby at the sprawling Academy of St. Elizabeth’s. According … Continue reading

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