Medieval architecture in NYC: St. Patrick’s Cathedral, The Cloisters and more

Medieval architecture in NYC: St. Patrick’s Cathedral, The Cloisters and more

While sleek supertall skyscrapers may be the future of New York City, its architectural past is vast and just as celebrated.

Dozens of Medieval-style buildings, many of which are city landmarks, offer a constant reminder of another era in New York City.

From Byzantine and Romanesque to Gothic and Renaissance, scroll down to learn more about some of the city’s most prominent examples of Medieval architecture.

Lauren Cook