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Church of the Transfiguration

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We attended Christmas eve service at this beautiful small church. The congregation was very... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
New York City, New York
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I chose to attend a Sunday service at this lovely little church. It was beautiful inside and the... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Milwaukee, WI
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25 Dec 2017
15 Jun 2017
The Church of the Transfiguration is an Anglo-Catholic Episcopal parish located in New York City. It is known as the Little Church Around The Corner for its history of inclusivity, dating back to 1848.
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1 E 29th St, at Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10016-7405
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We attended Christmas eve service at this beautiful small church. The congregation was very welcoming; the choir very young but inspired, and the rituals fascinating to watch.

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

I chose to attend a Sunday service at this lovely little church. It was beautiful inside and the congregation welcoming. The church yard is lovely and there was a sign stating opera concerts at the noon hour there....wish I had time. I would go here...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I passed this church while on my way elsewhere and stopped to read the plaque. It's fascinating history of granting refuge to persecuted peoples and association with the theatre drew me in, and I'm so pleased I did. What a beautiful church! Gorgeous old wooden...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

A highlight of the "Little Church Around the Corner" is "Actor Contemplating a Mask, the Edwin Booth Memorial Window by John La Farge. I came across a copy of "John La Farge, a Biographical and Critical Study" at the New York Society Library, learned that...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

Nestled and overlooked by the hurried passerby's, this little architectural jewel is between high-rises, front, back, sideways, everywhere.... It was built in 1849 on what were then the outskirts of this metropolis. The church is now 160 years old. This location has a very close...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We visited the church AKA The Little Church Around the Corner because it was where my friend's parents married in the 1940's. She wanted to see it and it was a pleasure going with her. A historical site, still an active parish. Able to tour...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

Been meaning to visit this Church for awhile. My wife's grandparents were married in this Church in 1930. The Church itself is small and contains a small chapel and a slightly bigger main church. When we visited the main Church was closed but you could...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2015

What a great find! What a refuge in the middle of midtown. Quaint church with peaceful courtyard. Very interesting connections to Actors Guild and Edwin Booth, as well as underground railroad.

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Although this is not the only church dedicated to the Transfiguration in New York (There is a Catholic church of the same name in China Town) it is I think one of the most attractive churches in New York. Known also as "the little church...More

1  Thank Ken G
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