Though some locals and preservation advocates remain staunchly opposed to the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine’s controversial plans to build a 15-story apartment building on church grounds, Cathedral representatives said Wednesday that they’re working to amend the plans to reflect the community’s concerns.
St. John the Divine
An interfaith group of Upper West Side congregations is urging members to spend five days on a food-stamp sized budget of $5 per person per day.
South African artist Jane Alexander's exhibit at St. John the Divine is inspired by the tumultuous history of her native country.
Beneath scaffolding and construction equipment, more than 300 cyclists from around the city lined up to have their bikes blessed in the 15th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at St. John the Divine.
Bees, birds, camels and kangaroos processed down the aisle of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine on Sunday for the 28th Annual Blessing of the Animals.
Even though the developer Equity Residential abandoned plans to construct two apartment buildings on the property of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, the project will go forward.
Tuesday's meeting was the latest in an ongoing battle between the cathedral, which has maintained the development is necessary for it to survive, and the neighborhood, whose residents have urged St. John’s to look for other solutions.
About 500 New Yorkers and local leaders protested hydraulic fracturing at a rally in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Saturday.
At a community forum on Tuesday night, about 50 people debated the cathedral's proposed residential development.
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine has proposed to build an apartment building on its grounds, but activists think the development would hurt what they believe is a historic site.
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