Tag: historic

Old baptismal pool finds new life

Old baptismal pool finds new life

When you walk through the front doors of Emmanuel Baptist Church in downtown Albany, NY, it doesn't take long to ...
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A day at the Ecclesiastical Exchange

As was mentioned in an earlier post, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia runs a program that makes available to other churches a ...
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St. Patrick's Church

What to do with all these closed churches?

The demolition of St. Patrick's Church in Watervliet, NY earlier this year was one of the saddest things I've seen ...
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Master Plan, James Hundt, Foresight

Renovating Sustainably – “The Mother of All Models”

Ten years after the Motherhouse renovation, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on Monroe, MI, repeated history, ...
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St. Vincent Martyr Church, Madison, NJ

St. Vincent Martyr Church, Madison, NJ

Click on the links below to view the Needs Assessment Report and the Design Vision prepared for this historic church ...
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268 State St., Schenectady, NY

268 State St., Schenectady, NY

One of the most historically significant buildings in downtown Schenectady, 268 State Street, is located on the corner of Erie ...
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Eco-Theology in Parish Consolidations

Eco-Theology in Parish Consolidations

When used along with the word “parish”, the word “consolidation” has a long list of negative connotations. Other words such ...
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Church artifacts finding unusual homes

Church artifacts finding unusual homes

ALBANY, N.Y. -- The altar was old. It was ornate. And it was on the gambling floor of the Hard ...
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Christ the King Church, Guilderland, NY

Christ the King Church, Guilderland, NY

This new, sixteen-sided church seats up to 750 people and combines design elements of early Romanesque churches with modern liturgical ...
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Saint James Church, Albany, NY

Saint James Church, Albany, NY

Water testing and masonry removals were used to pinpoint the sources of water that had been infiltrating this historic Gothic ...
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