2017 ‘Sacred Sites Open House’ Features Stained Glass

New Yorkers travel around the world to enjoy magnificent art, architecture, and history. During this, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s 7th annual Sacred Sites Open House, May 20th and 21st, 2017, world-class houses of worship throughout New York bring this experience to your doorstep. This year, over 60 sites in New York City and more […]

Sacred Sites of New York

New York has a magnificent collection of historic religious architecture from all denominations. For the past 30 years, the New York Landmarks Conservancy’s award-winning Sacred Sites program has helped congregations maintain and restore these iconic buildings. Sacred Sites is the only state-wide initiative of its kind in the country. During the past three decades, the […]

MEDITATIONS: “A Low Condition”

In the end, the interlocking corridors, repeating doorways, proliferating walls and fields of columns created an antithetical affect. At once envisioned as a site of dynamism, the plenitude of options created paralysis. It was uncommon to look up at the intricate vaulted ceilings; there were too many thresholds afoot to negotiate and traverse. The ceilings […]