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Church of Saint Paul & Saint Andrew

 Church of Saint Paul and Saint Andrew - Upper West Side

B'Nai Jeshurun

B'Nai Jeshurun - Upper West Side

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East Village Clock Church

Cathedral St John the Devine

Cathedral of Saint John the Divine - Morningside Heights

West Park Church

West Park Church - Upper West Side

Saint Patricks Cathedral

Saint Patricks Cathedral - Fifth Avenue

Over 9,760 parcels are owned by religious institutions in New York City



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Ralph Janisch ABR CRS Broker
Janisch & Co. - Conroe, TX
Selling Northwest Houston to good people like you!

Those are some cool cathedrals!  Love the old architecture.


Aug 12, 2012 01:10 AM #1
Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor
Keller Williams Realty - Redlands, CA
(909) 557-6966, GREEN, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Lind

Hi Mitchell,

Beautiful churches/cathedrals and it is nice you selected a variety of faiths. Thanks so much for sharing a part of the beauty of your city. I think I like the second one as the entryway is spectacular; I guess I think like a Realtor!.  I hope to go to New York next year and see it for myself.

Aug 12, 2012 01:23 AM #2
Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

There are some gorgeous churches and cathedrals in Manhattan.  Mitchell, wasn't there a church on the Upper West Side that was under renovation for years?  Was it ever completed?

Aug 12, 2012 01:42 AM #3
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

East side West side all around the town ..we certainly did get a religious tour ..I just love it !

Aug 12, 2012 02:26 AM #4
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Beautiful shots, and St Patrick's is one of my favorites, thanks for the tour of temples and churches.  A

Aug 12, 2012 06:35 AM #5
Mitchell J Hall
The Corcoran Group - Manhattan, NY
Lic Associate RE Broker - Manhattan & Brooklyn

Hi Jeane and Ralph, Everyday I discover a new Church or temple with amazing architecture. The third one with the clock I discovered the other day walking home from a new listing. I called it East Village Clock Church because I didn't know it's name but today on my way to my open house I walked by. It is the "Most Holy Redeemer Church" built in 1866.

Hi Kristin, B'Nai Jeshurun has a gorgeous door. The Synagogue is actually small it's dome shaped and the congregation has grown over the last several years so they now also rent space from #1 The Church of St Paul and St Andrew, a Methodist Church for Shabbat services and the High Holy days. The Church was having financial hardship so now it has become an interfaith neighborhood church.

B'Nai Jeshurun

Hi Roger, #5 West Park Church was going to be demolished, then a condo was going to be built on top of it but last year the landmark preservation commission finally designated it a landmark so it can not be altered or razed.

Hi Hannah, I live in a blessed apartment,-) On the north side of my building is B'nai Jeshuran (the second oldest congregation in NY) on the south west corner is The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew and on the north west side of my building is Saint Ignatious an Episcopal Church. No need for an alarm clock, I have church bells.

Aug 12, 2012 06:35 AM #6
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

It's always nice to see pictures of local churches.  Was fortunate enough to see St. Patrick's with my own eyes years ago.

Aug 12, 2012 09:17 AM #7
James A. Browning
Browning Real Estate School/REO Institute - International, IT
MRE REOCertified(R) SSCertified
100,054 Points Outside Blog

Hello, I wish you continuing success! How is the real estate market in your area?, Is there more REOs than SS? Is the current market improving? James

Aug 12, 2012 10:03 AM #8
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

The architecture is amazing on those holy structures!  London is another city I've been to where churches seem to be on nearly every corner, right along with a same number of pubs:-)

Aug 12, 2012 11:00 AM #9
Janis Borgueta
Key Properties of the Hudson Valley - Newburgh, NY
LIC RE Salesperson

The Church has always owned some of the best real estate ... everywhere. This is no exception and these buildings are absolutely amazing! Thanks for sharing these photos.

Aug 12, 2012 11:08 AM #10
Susan Mangigian
RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A - West Chester, PA
Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches

Lovely photos Mitchell.

Aug 14, 2012 10:10 PM #11
Carolyn Roland-Historic Homes For Sale In Delaware and S. Chester County PA
Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate - Wilmington, DE
Carolyn Roland, GRI, CRS

What a lovely group of historic churches! The only one I have been in is, of course, St. Patricks, on Fifth Avenue.

Aug 15, 2012 09:20 AM #12
Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker LLC - West Palm Beach, FL
Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor


Had no idea it was that high. Impressive architecture. :)


Aug 15, 2012 04:10 PM #13
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Great pics Mitchell.  I guess with all that goes on in Manhattan they need all these churches.  :-)

Aug 16, 2012 09:07 PM #14
Jill Sackler
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. 516-575-7500 - Long Beach, NY
LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate

What an original idea. I'm happy to see all those old and beautiful, religious buildings.

Sep 03, 2012 08:13 AM #15
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