Sacred Heart Church (Jersey City)
Built between 1922 and 1924, it was designed by Boston architect Ralph Adams Cram with a mixture of Spanish Gothic and Moorish architecture. Its stained glass windows were designed by the then 18-year-old Harry Wright Goodhue.
Sacred Heart Church closed in 2005 when the number of parishioners dropped to a few hundred from the 4,000 it had at its peak. The Archdiocese of Newark has no plans to reopen the church. The affiliated Sacred Heart School remains open. The complex is listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places but is considered threatened.
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