The second of two pieces about the Cathedral in this week’s New York Times desce…

The second of two pieces about the cathedral in this week's new york times desce...

The second of two pieces about the cathedral in this week's new york times desce...
The second of two pieces about the Cathedral in this week’s New York Times descends from the heights of the Crossing Dome to the mysterious depths below the crypt. Northern Manhattan and Harlem are crisscrossed with subterranean rivers and springs–some of which lie beneath the Cathedral’s foundation. These little-known waterways had a major effect on Cathedral construction and on Cathedral services, influencing the height and size of this massive building and the “living waters” of the Baptistry.

Pick up a copy of the Times or check out the link in our bio to learn all about the fascinating land below and around the Cathedral!
by stjohndivinenyc