Building/Attraction Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada

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

 
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Lo... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis


St. Louis, Missouri

Romanesque

Styles:  Neo-Byzantine and Romanesque

Completed in 1914
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St. Patrick's Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 2 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.  

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#16 on The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

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Washington National Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 3 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)

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#20 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Washington, D.C.

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Notre-Dame Basilica is listed (or ranked) 4 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
 
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Cathedral of Saint Paul is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Saint Paul, MN

Roman Catholic

Style:  Classical Revival

Built 1904

 
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Grace Church is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Grace Church


Greenwich Village (New York, NY) see more on Grace Church
Basilica of Saint Mary, Minnea... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis


Minneapolis, MN see more on Basilica of Saint Mary, Minneapolis
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacra... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Architecture: Most Beautiful Cathedrals/Churches-U.S./Canada
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Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament


Sacramento, CA

Roman Catholic

Styles:  Italian Renaissance (exterior)/ Victorian (interior)

Completed: 1889
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