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Church of the Redeemer
Paterson, Passaic County

The Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer is an exceptionally fine building, now known as the United Presbyterian Church. It was built in the 1890s, I believe, and was designed by J. Cleveland Cady, who did several other Presbyterian churches in the state. There are gargoyles on the tower and carved heads by the two major entrances. Inside there are magnificent hammerbeams, more commonly found in upscale Episcopal churches. I was not able to obtain permission to photograph the interior when I visited the church, but if you can get in for a look it is worth a detour.




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