Category:Christ Church, Philadelphia

Christ Church is an Episcopal church located at 22-26 N. 2nd Street between Market and Arch Streets in the Old City neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the "Mother Church" of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America, which broke away from the Church of England at the end of the Revolutionary War. In 1785, William White, rector of Christ Church, became the first presiding bishop of the denomination.
Built in 1727-44, the architect of the Georgian style church is unknown, but the construction was supervised by a physician, John Kearsley, who is likely also responsible for its design, possibly with John Harrison. It was modeled on the work of Christoper Wren in London. The tower was added in 1751-54, and the church was rebuilt in 1771 by Robert Smith. Interior alterations were made in 1883, designed by Thomas U. Walter. (Sources: Philadelphia Architecture: A Guide to the City (2nd ed.) and Architecture on Philadelphia: A Guide)

Logo of the United States National Park Service.svg
This is a category about a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. Its reference number is
Christ Church, Philadelphia 
Christ Church Phila crop.JPG
Upload media
Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg  Wikipedia
Instance ofchurch building
Part ofEpiscopal Church
Location Old City, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Architectural style
Heritage designation
  • 1744
official website
39° 57′ 03.6″ N, 75° 08′ 38.4″ W
Authority control
Edit infobox data on Wikidata
chiesa di Cristo (it); Christ Church (fr); Хрыстовая царква (be-tarask); כרייסט צ'רץ', פילדלפיה (he); Christ Church, Philadelphia (nl); Christ Church, Philadelphia (cy); 크라이스트 교회 (ko); Christ Church, Philadelphia (en); 基督堂 (zh); Christ Church, Philadelphia (sv) edificio religioso a Filadelfia, negli Stati Uniti d'America (it); église américaine (fr); царква ў Філядэльфіі (be-tarask); kerkgebouw in de Verenigde Staten (nl); Kirchengebäude in den Vereinigten Staaten (de); kishë (sq); كنيسة في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية (ar); church (en); eglwys (cy) Хрыстовая царква (Філядэльфія) (be-tarask)


This category has only the following subcategory.


Media in category "Christ Church, Philadelphia"

The following 145 files are in this category, out of 145 total.