Holy Trinity Church (Manhattan)
The Church of the Holy Trinity is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York covers New York, Bronx, and Richmond counties in New York City , as well as Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester counties in New York state. There are 480 parishes...

, located at 209 West 82nd Street near Amsterdam Avenue in the Upper West Side
Upper West Side
The Upper West Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 125th Street...

 neighborhood of Manhattan
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, New York City
New York City
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. The parish was established in 1898.


The church was built 1910-1912 to the designs of Joseph Hubert McGuire
Joseph Hubert McGuire
Joseph Hubert McGuire was an American architect practicing in New York City, where he specialized in Catholic churches and institutions.-Early life and education:...

. It has a dome of Guastavino tile
Guastavino tile
Guastavino tile is the "Tile Arch System" patented in the US in 1885 by Valencian architect and builder Rafael Guastavino...

. According to Frederick D. Taylor in his article Medieval New York - Holy Trinity Church the church was built deliberately in the Byzantine style, unusual for the time, and has been "considered to be one of the finest examples of Byzantine architecture in this country." The Rev. Frank W. Crowder, D.D., rector, had a four-story brick rectory at 341 East 87th Street built in 1927 to designs by G. Atterbury of 139 East 53rd Street for $50,000.
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