[St Patrick, New York City]  ... I love the ornate complexity of St. Pat's, contrasting with the adjacent glass building

[St Patrick, New York City] ... I love the ornate complexity of St. Pat's, contrasting with the adjacent glass building

Love the architecture of Catholic churches.  I have to see this in person. St.Patrick's Cathedral , 5th Ave, New York

Love the architecture of Catholic churches. I have to see this in person. St.Patrick's Cathedral , 5th Ave, New York

York Minster Cathedral, York, England...  Been here... The stained glass is amazing

York Minster Cathedral, York, England... Been here... The stained glass is amazing

The cornerstone of ST. PATRICK’s CATHEDRAL was laid in 1858, 5-years after ARCHBISHOP JOHN HUGHES proposed his plan.   Ridiculed as “Hughes’ Folly,” as the "near-wilderness" site was considered too far outside the city, the Archbishop persisted in his daring vision of building the most beautiful Gothic Cathedral in the New World.  Neither the bloodshed of the Civil War nor the resultant lack of manpower or funds derailed his’ dream.  (PHOTO:  Construction of St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1868.)

The cornerstone of ST. PATRICK’s CATHEDRAL was laid in 1858, 5-years after ARCHBISHOP JOHN HUGHES proposed his plan. Ridiculed as “Hughes’ Folly,” as the "near-wilderness" site was considered too far outside the city, the Archbishop persisted in his daring vision of building the most beautiful Gothic Cathedral in the New World. Neither the bloodshed of the Civil War nor the resultant lack of manpower or funds derailed his’ dream. (PHOTO: Construction of St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1868.)

Every week at TED’s New York office, the media team gathers for a staff meeting. During the proceedings, one staffer is tasked with sharing five recent things on the internet that thoroughly intrig…

Every week at TED’s New York office, the media team gathers for a staff meeting. During the proceedings, one staffer is tasked with sharing five recent things on the internet that thoroughly intrig…

A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. On a cold, rainy island, they are the only sheltered public spaces where you are not a consumer, but a citizen, instead. - Caitlin Moran

Why Libraries Need To Stay Open

A library in the middle of a community is a cross between an emergency exit, a life raft and a festival. They are cathedrals of the mind; hospitals of the soul; theme parks of the imagination. On a cold, rainy island, they are the only sheltered public spaces where you are not a consumer, but a citizen, instead. - Caitlin Moran

St. Patrick's Cathedral this is where I graduated from High School, June 29, 1960. Cathedral High School

St. Patrick's Cathedral this is where I graduated from High School, June 29, 1960. Cathedral High School

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