Tag: historic

New capital grants available for historic churches

New capital grants available for historic churches

Emmanuel Baptist Church in Albany, NY has been a client of Foresight Architects for over twenty years. During that period ...
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Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière

"A gleaming retro-Byzantine confection of Roman columns and religious iconography,..." is how this basilica is described on Viator's website describing Lyon attractions ...
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Building on faith in Cohoes

Building on faith in Cohoes

From the day I first met Pastor Wendell Williams (September 21, 2009), I knew that he was a man of tremendous faith ...
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Emmanuel Baptist Church received a grant from the New York Landmarks Society for restoration work.

Helping Historic Houses of Worship

Traditional Building magazine is a well known, established source for historic building products. Not surprisingly, they occasionally feature places of ...
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Two King’s Chapels

King Louis IX was quite a remarkable man and leader. The only French monarch to be canonized, he had a ...
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Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France

Did you know that Victor Hugo had a significant role in the life of Notre-Dame de Paris (as the cathedral ...
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Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France

Little did I know, when I arrived at the Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres that I would be walking into the midst ...
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St. Moritz Church, Augsburg, Germany Photo © Gilbert McCarragher

Does your church feel more like a museum than a place of worship?

In these days of diminishing urban congregations still trying to hold onto beautiful historic buildings, sometimes it is not hard ...
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The mystery of the Guardian Angel relics

When the Church of the Guardian Angel in Allendale, NJ was built in the 1950's, it had a beautiful black ...
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‘Tis the season for gift giving!

Have you ever been offered a beautiful piece of furniture but were afraid that it wouldn't fit in your house? ...
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