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Immaculate Conception [Roman Catholic] Church
Montclair, Essex County


This is an interesting church, quite unlike any other built in the nineteenth century in New Jersey. Built in 1892, The style might best be described as Renaissance Revival. Too classical in its elements to be Romanesque, too symmetrical for Gothic, the church adapts several features of Italian Renaissance buildings. William Schickel is listed as the architect in the church's application for historic status filed with the state.




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