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The Astor Reredos | Ask Trinity Archives

July 15, 2021

The legacy of multiple generations of the Astor family is obvious all over New York City, and Trinity Church Wall Street is no exception. The Astors were parishioners at Trinity and there are several features of the church that display the architectural contributions of that famous family, including the monumental Astor Reredos, explained in this video.

Ask Trinity Archives is a video series exploring the history of New York City and Trinity Church Wall Street, prompted by your questions to us.

For even greater detail, check out this Trinity Church Rejuvenation story from 2020. 

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