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The Riverside Church

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The Riverside Church


A collection of materials related to the founding, construction and early years of the Riverside Church.

Items in the The Riverside Church Collection

The architects' cross-section of the building, detailing the purpose for each floor.

A present-day view of the splendid Riverside Church nave.

A contemporary view of the intricately carved chancel screen of the Riverside Church.

This drafting plan illustrates the proposed use of Guastavino's iconic vaulted ceiling tiles in one room of the Riverside Church.

Guastavino tile design for a proposed mortuary chapel in the Riverside Church- the featured tiles were Guastavino's signature Akoustolith, designed to reduce acoustic reflection and noise in large vaulted ceilings.