Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord

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Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord
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Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord is located in New York
Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord
Location 228 N. 12th St., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°43′10″N 73°57′13″W / 40.71944°N 73.95361°W / 40.71944; -73.95361Coordinates: 40°43′10″N 73°57′13″W / 40.71944°N 73.95361°W / 40.71944; -73.95361
Area less than one acre
Built 1916-1921[2]
Architect Louis Allmendiger[2]
Architectural style Russian Byzantine
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 80002638[1]
Added to NRHP April 16, 1980

Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord is a historic Russian Orthodox cathedral at 228 N. 12th Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York, New York. It was built between 1916 and 1921 to the designs by Louis Allmendiger. The plan is based on a Greek cross and is designed in the Russian version of the Byzantine style. The building features characteristic Onion domes atop four octagonal towers and a large central dome each topped by a large, gilded Russian Orthodox cross.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b Norval White and Elliot Willensky, AIA Guide to New York City, rev. ed., (New York: Collier Books, 1978), p.470.
  3. ^ Bradley Frandsen, Joan R. Olshansky, and Elizabeth Spencer-Ralph (December 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Transfiguration of Our Lord". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-02-20.  See also: "Accompanying four photos". 

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