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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.  
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Notre-Dame Basilica is listed (or ranked) 2 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
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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Lo... is listed (or ranked) 3 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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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)
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