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Re-visiting NYC: St John The Divine

June 8, 2011

The cathedral, designed in 1888 and begun in 1892, has, in its history, undergone radical stylistic changes and the interruption of the two World Wars. Originally designed as Byzantine-Romanesque, the plan was changed after 1909 to a Gothic design.[2][4] After a large fire on December 18, 2001, it was closed for repairs and reopened in November 2008.[2] It remains unfinished, with construction and restoration a continuing process.[2][4]

This was one of the must-sees of my visit to NYC. It was a nasty cold day but the cathedral is amazing.

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