During a quick hop into the city, we stopped by Trinity Church and it's burial grounds. Although the church was under renovation and closed, the grounds were accessible. Touring the grounds was like...
While visiting the financial district in a very cold day, we decided to stop and visit Trinity Church, which is located withing walking distance from the NYSE. This Gothic church has a nice burial sit...
From the origins of the United States, Columbia University, and the Anglican Communion in the Americas, Trinity Church has been a part of it all. George Washington and Alexander Hamilton (the latter’...
The Trinity Church is located on Wall Street, surrounded by high-rise buildings. The appearance of this building is very much unlike the rest of Wall Street, nor does it match that modern, time-sensitive and bustling ambiance at Wall Street. However it does not stand out as a sore sight at all.
What is extremely interesting is that this church was very close to the original World Trade Center. However, during the 9/11 attack, this church did not suffer as little as one broken pane of glass.
The Trinity Church is known as an important piece of work and the first of the Gothic Revival style in the United States. Construction was completed in the year 1846 and it was the highest building in New York at the time.
The refined copper sculptures on the Cathedral’s front doors really caught my eye. The grand hall is all golden and extravagant. Outside the church, artists used tree roots to carve and made a sculpture, symbolic of the idea of fighting against a common external enemy.
There is a small garden inside the church and you’ll be treated to different sights during different seasons. While concrete buildings surround this area, you’ll be treated to a visual treasure here. There is also a small cemetery here. You’ll feel peaceful and calm here.
Address: 74 Trinity Place, New York, NY, United States
Transportation: take the subway, line 4 or 5 and get off at Wall St stop for free walks.
Trinity Church is located at the intersection of Broadway and Wall Street
It is an old parish church in the Anglican New York Parish
just stands between the narrow and narrow high-rise forest
top of the sky The tower type of the special building seems to make it not so short in the tall buildings
talk about its history, the Anglican Church purchased this land to build a new church
the original church wooden frame was crushed by heavy snow, the current church wish St. Christ's Ascension Day on May 1, 1846,
was the tallest building in Lower Manhattan, with towering neo-Gothic spires decorated with gilded crosses,
is a welcome lighthouse for ships entering New York Harbor.
It is considered a classic example of Gothic Revival architecture and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
On September 11, 2001, the collapse of the World Trade Center knocked down a century-old fig tree in the church.
Sany Church is one of the largest landowners in New York City.