Deconstructing the High Altar

July 12, 2018

Trinity Church Wall Street’s rejuvenation of the nave of its historic building has moved into its tenth week with a major step in the process: deconstruction of the high altar, but there’s  no need to panic—each individual piece of the altar is being painstakingly inventoried so it can be rebuilt. This phase of the project has uncovered a couple of rather ordinary items that have been sealed behind brick and not seen in 142 years.

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