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Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
Elizabeth, Union County
Built in 1887 facing a park by the waterfront, this monumental Gothic
church, with its twin towers and rose window, would not look out of
place in one of the older cities of Europe. In fact, it reminded me
of Cologne Cathedral. The parish was organized in 1857 and the complex
included a parochial school, a lyceum(auditorium) and a sister's residence.
I understand that as of 2004 there were plans to close the church.