Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Newark

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The Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the fifth-largest cathedral in North America, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark. It is located at 89 Ridge Street in the Lower Broadway neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey. Construction began in 1899 and was finished in 1954. The original design called for an English-Irish Gothic Revival church, but plans were later modified in favor of a French Gothic Revival style.
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  • One of the bigger churches in the east. Nice windows. If it is cherry blossom time, drive through the park next to the church. 
    One of the bigger churches in the east. Nice windows. If it is cherry blossom time, drive through the park next to the church.  more »
  • The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.My husband and I went for a church visit on Good Friday .We were still wary about crowds so we went before the... 
    The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart is the seat of the Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.My husband and I went for a church visit on Good Friday .We were still wary about crowds so we went before the...  more »
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  • Beautiful architecture. Nice interiors and ambience. It has a large pipe organ. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart is the seat of the Archdiocese of Newark. Cathedral Basilica holds concerts open to the public throughout the year. Good parking space. I'm into photography and happened to go today to this place with my gear. A wedding was taking place and once everybody left I asked permission for a few pics and it was granted. I had a fest with my camera given that this place cathedral is majestic and beautiful.
  • Beautiful architecture. Nice interiors and ambience. It has a large pipe organ. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart is the seat of the Archdiocese of Newark. Cathedral Basilica holds concerts open to the public throughout the year. Good parking space.

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