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The Episcopal Church of The Heavenly Rest

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Address: 2 E 90th St, New York City, NY 10128-0603
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Gloria Swanson

This church has the final resting place of the great silent screen movie star Gloria Swanson. Her ashes are housed in the crypt which is to the right down a flight of stairs as... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The polyphonic music in a candlelit side chapel seems very medieval. Quiet and contemplative. Great way to start your week.

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This church has the final resting place of the great silent screen movie star Gloria Swanson. Her ashes are housed in the crypt which is to the right down a flight of stairs as you walk in. Sometimes it is open and you can go and pay your respects. I took flowers to leave but you can not leave any... More 

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Reviewed 27 October 2015

The Church of the Heavenly Rest is an Episcopal church located just next to the National Academy Museum on 5th Avenue. Started in 1895 by Civil War veterans, the church moved to this present location in the 1920s. The nave of the church is neo-gothic in design and features a particularly nice carved altarpiece. The outer appearance of the building... More 

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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

The Church of the Heavenly Rest is big and beautiful and well worth a visit if you are up by the reservoir or the Guggenheim.

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