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Vote on your favorite architecture for churches, cathedrals, temples, and other religious edifices in Canada and the U.S. 

 
St. Patrick's Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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New York, NY

Roman Catholic

Neo-Gothic

Original construction from 1858-1872 with a hiatus during the Civil War

New structures including the spires followed, and the building was rededicated in 1910.   see more on St. Patrick's Cathedral
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Lo... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
Photo: Missouri State Archives/Flickr
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis


St. Louis, Missouri

Romanesque

Styles:  Neo-Byzantine and Romanesque

Completed in 1914
Notre-Dame Basilica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Notre-Dame Basilica


Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

Roman Catholic

Style: Gothic Revival
 
Dedicated: 1829 see more on Notre-Dame Basilica
Washington National Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Washington, DC

Episcopal

Style: Neo-Gothic

Built from 1907-1990  (decorative work continues as of 2011) see more on Washington National Cathedral