St Pauls Chapel It is a small chapel without denomination within a landscaped garden area to one of the best architectural spaces on the campus of the University of Columbia, just east of Low Memorial Library. Designed as a gift from Olivia and Caroline Stokes, in memory of James Stokes and his wife Caroline Phelps Built in Byzantine style with elements of detail Italian Renaissance, the Church bears the inscription: 'For the Church of God.' a building of brick with limestone, the building is highlighted with terracotta and bronze ornamental carefully integrated in a harmonious design ecclesiastical. You can be delighted to hear the sacred music outside of a context of worship. Hours of the Chapel of San Pablo runs Monday to Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
It was founded in 1754 by King George II of England, making it the oldest institution of the city of New York, and the fifth of the USA since its origins, the university has positioned itself at the top of the best academic and research institutions of the world, highlighting in disciplines such as medicine, science, art and the human sciences. In addition, Columbia has played a very important role in the development of the city of New York, participating in numerous cultural and artistic institutions and governmental organizations. Their faculties and schools are you distribute in two campuses along the lower Manhattan: the neoclassical and historical of the Morningside Heights campus is intermingled with the modernism and the avant-garde of the campus of Washington Heights. In total, three schools of university degrees, thirty schools of graduate and professional training and a college of further education to accommodate more than 23,000 students from 150 different countries. You can access the campus of Columbia University without any credentials. For a guided tour by student volunteers of something more than an hour there is to apply online for a day to another. It is well connected by public transport and the neighborhood is filled with shops and bars of young people, with a lively atmosphere. If you don't think in you register, you can choose a tour of the campus where you will find the chapel St. Paul, and by the library. Where a guide illustrates them with good information and with curiosities in an entertaining way. Can access to an English language practice free. In addition to visit the cafeteria.
Was sent to build by the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the construction started in 1892, as "home of prayer for all nations", and was intended to compete with European cathedrals. Under the orders of the Heins architects and La Farge in Byzantine style/romanesque, designed with solid granite columns that surround the high altar, as well as the barrel vaulted ceilings of tiles. The nave of the Cathedral is a triumph of the architecture of the Renaissance neo-gothic or gothic, the favorite of their designer, Ralph Adams Cram; The window images are deliberately medieval style and composition (the majority of the windows was designed in the 1920s, but the manufacture and installation lasted until the decade of 1950). The interior of the cathedral consists of fourteen vaults that symbolize the different vocations spiritual and earthly man; we can highlight two tapestries of Gobelin tapestries dating back to XVII century. On the outside, the garden was located and the Biblical source of peace, which illustrates the struggle between good and evil, embodied by the Archangel Michael and Satan. The giant crab symbolizes the sea and the origins of life, and the double helix of DNA stand, chain of the genetic code. Also is decorated by 60 figurines of animals of bronze that come from child labor convened through competition. This unfinished building has been claimed as the largest cathedral of the world. It is realistic to maintain aspirations so high when their sources of funding are the magnates such as JP Morgan and characters such as the Grand Master of masons of the state of New York. The completion of the cathedral was an achievement very appreciated by the masons that appeared on the cover of 'Masonic' world on March 1925. It is currently the seat of the Archbishopric of the episcopal church in New York. The hours in which they can attend the temple runs Monday to Saturday: 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 PM and Sundays: 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Riverside Church Located on the Upper West Side, on the edge of the communities of the city of New York and Harlem Morningside. Its Gothic tower stands as a beacon to the world and continues to bring people with very different perspectives between if. Riverside Church has always been a place of progress and of protest, with great ideals. From the beginning, when it first opened its doors with the support of the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. in 1930.The parish is considered confessional e interracial and is characterized by his progressive ideas, this church is known for its activism and commitment to the community, almost as much as for its height. The Riverside Church is 100 meters wide and covers two blocks from the city, the tower has a height of 392 meters, is the first of its kind to serve a functional purpose. The windows show events, miracles and parables of Christ's life.