St. Jean Baptiste Roman Catholic Church, also known as the Église St-Jean-Baptiste, is a parish church in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York at the corner of Lexington Avenue and East 76th Street in the Lenox Hill neighborhood of the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. The parish was established in 1882 to serve the area's French Canadian immigrant population and remained the French-Canadian National Parish until 1957. It has been staffed by the Fathers of the Blessed Sacrament since 1900.Using our world travel planner, New York City attractions like St. Jean Baptiste Roman Catholic Church can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Financier Thomas Fortune Ryan, a Catholic convert in his teens, bankrolled its construction. It was designed by Nicholas Serracino, an Italian architect practicing in New York, who, inspired by the Italian Mannerists, combined elements of the Italian Renaissance Revival and Classical Revival architectural styles, Seracino won first prize for the design at the Esposizione Internazionale delle Industrie e del Lavoro in Turin, Italy in 1911. It is his only surviving church in the city.
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A New York in Lexington Avenue la chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, una costruzione in stile architettonico italiano, iniziata nel 1882 e consacrata nel 1912 presenta una facciata abbastanza ricca di o... more »In New York on Lexington Avenue Baptist Church, an Italian architectural style, construction began in 1882 and consecrated in 1912 the façade is quite rich in ornaments with an equally rich in decorations.
è la + bella di nyc... il che è tutto dire, ma nulla in confronto alle nostre bellezze italiche ... comunque una foto non la si nega a nessuno more »is the nyc + beautiful ... which is saying something, but nothing compared to our Italian beauties ... anyway a picture does not deny anyone
Beautiful intelligent church with nice interiors. We visited this church as it was nearest to our dinner reservation on Ash Wednesday. The pastoral staff seem very friendly and welcoming.
Its JUST BEAUTIFUL, THE CHURCH IS AWESOME INSIDE ,THE STAFF IS JUST WONDERFUL...AN THE FATHER'S AN BROTHER'S ARE VERY ACCOMMODATING 😎🙏
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