Riverside Church

Riverside Church

Riverside Church

The Riverside Church in New York City is an American Baptist and United Church of Christ church, well known for its complex Gothic architecture, which includes the world’s biggest tuned carillon bell. The Riverside Church is located between 120th St. and 122nd St., in Morningside Heights between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue.

The tallest church in the United States and the 26th tallest in the world, it was described by The New York Times as “a stronghold of activism and political debate throughout its 75-year history … influential on the nation’s religious and political landscapes.”

The church received New York City Landmark status in 2000.

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