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cathedrals

04 August 2010

1878 – St Patrick’s Cathedral, New York

Architect: James Renwick Jr. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the largest decorated gothic Catholic Cathedral in North America. In 1850 Archbishop John Joseph Hughes announced his intention to erect a new cathedral to replace...

16 July 2010

1370 – St. Martin’s Cathedral, Ypres, Belgium

Construction started on the church in 1230, and was finished in 1370. There had previously been a Romanesque church in the area, dating from the 10th or 11th century. It was heavily damaged...

08 July 2010

1896 – St Mary’s Cathedral, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Balston C. Kenway / Samuel Hooper Winnipeg is the only city in North America with two Roman Catholic Cathedrals due to the amalgamation of the city with St Boniface in 1972. This...

29 June 2010

1948 – Ss. Vladimir & Olga Ukrainian Cathedral, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: John N. Semmens The cathedral’s famous stained glass windows, created by artist Leo Mol depict the history of the Ukrainian Catholic church.

21 June 2010

1892 – New Cathedral at Victoria, British Columbia

Architect: A.R. Scott Interior Perspective View of premiated design as published in The Building News, October 28th 1892. As early as 1870 there had been plans for a new Cathedral and in 1891,...

01 June 2010

1884 – St. Francis Cathedral, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Architect: Antoine Mouly On the site where St. Frances Cathedral stands today there was originally a small mission church. That mission was burned down in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. After the Spanish...

31 May 2010

1886 – Rangoon Cathedral, Burma

Architect: Robert Fellowes Chisholm West & North Elevations, Plans & Details published in The Building News, October 8th 1886. The Anglican cathedral in Rangoon designed by Robert Fellowes Chisholm. Although the foundation stone...

29 May 2010

1921 – Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Denver

Architect: Leon Coquard The cathedral’s architect was Leon Coquard of Detroit, who designed the cathedral in a French Gothic style. The architecture share many similarities with the 13th century Saint Nicholas Collegiate church...

30 April 2010

1826 – St Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

Architect: Brother Michael Augustine O’Riordan A t-shaped church with galleried transepts, designed by Michael Augustine O’Riordan. O’Riordan, was born in Doneraile, Co. Cork circa 1780. He was a remarkable man by any standards....