Sunday, September 7, 2014

inSPIREd Sunday

This is St. Bartholomew's Episcopal church
(commonly just called St. Bart's) on Park Avenue
between 50th and 51st.  It was built in 1903
and has the largest pipe organ in New York (and
one of the ten largest in the world).  I heard
it when my daughter Kate got to sing here once
years ago—St. Bart's (famous) children's choir was
traveling one Sunday and the young choristers
of St. Luke's (in the West Village) were asked to step in.

[To see more churches from around the world, go here.]

7 comments:

  1. Lovely church in front of a building
    Greeting from Belgium.

    * http://retriever-louisettesblogs.blogspot.com/2014/09/costumes-de-legendes-20-ans-de-creation.html
    Honors costumes Opera with the textiles museum of Lyon

    * http://louisette.eklablog.com/-p842116
    Mons in Belgium My city

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  2. i think this must be one of the most known churches! gorgeous!

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  3. What wonderful mosaics on the dome. Looks like a crowded neighborhood. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  4. Beautiful! And interesting juxtaposition with the modern buildings surrounding it.

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  5. LOvely composition of this beautiful spire against the glass.
    V

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  6. Wow! Where do you get the cash to build something like that?!

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