Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1, Youngstown

Youngstown is a haven for those who love religious architecture, from Colonial Revival to stone fortress-like churches, the city contains a wide variety. Take the following tour to discover Youngstown’s most beautiful religious buildings.
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Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1 Map

Guide Name: Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1
Guide Location: USA » Youngstown (See other walking tours in Youngstown)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Author: AudreyB
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St. Columba Cathedral

1) St. Columba Cathedral

St. Columba Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral.

The first Mass celebrated in Youngstown occurred in 1826. St. Columba Parish was founded in 1847.

The first church was completed in 1853 and the parish school was opened in 1860. As the parish grew a larger church was needed. The second church building was completed in 1868.

The parish continued to grow and yet another church was built and it opened in 1897. The second church building was torn down in 1940.

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First Presbyterian Church

2) First Presbyterian Church

Founded in 1799, the First Presbyterian Church of Youngstown is the oldest church in the Western Reserve. The present sanctuary was dedicated in 1960, featuring classic Georgian Epoque elements. An impressive architecture with four immense columns and three grand doorways, the First Presbyterian Church is one of the most prominent religious buildings in...   view more
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St. John's Episcopal Church

3) St. John's Episcopal Church

St. John's Episcopal Church is a beautiful edifice built in 1898 in the Neo-Gothic style. Its interior features massive brick arches, three impressive Tiffany windows, alms basins, and an oak tablet in memory of the servicemen who died in World War...   view more
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Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church

4) Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church

Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church was established in 1906. In 1910 the first church building was erected and the current church, an 1881 stone Victorian mansion designed by architect Arsene Rousseau, was purchased. The mansion was redesigned, adding extra exterior features such as a small Barocco dome and some interior refurbishing. Nowadays this building is a beautiful Youngstown...   view more
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Metro Church

5) Metro Church

Metro Church, a relatively young church, is located in an impressive Neo-Gothic stone fortress-type building. It features a splendid tower, and an arched doorway and windows. Sometimes hosting live music events, Metro Church is an impressive addition to Youngstown’s religious...   view more
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First Unitarian Universalist Church

6) First Unitarian Universalist Church

The First Unitarian Universalist Church, established in 1892, is located in an historic building of the Georgian Epoque, designed by notable architect Barton E. Brooke. This beautiful example of a red brick Colonial Revival edifice is also a wonderful city...   view more
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Congregation Rodef Sholom

7) Congregation Rodef Sholom

An outstanding synagogue dedicated in 1915, Congregation Rodef Sholom was established in 1867. A Reform Jewish temple, it features a marble ark with a Hebrew inscription, stained glass windows designed by Rabbi I.E. Philo representing the twelve Tribes of Israel, and a grand dome with the Star of...   view more
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Richard Brown Memorial United Methodist Church

8) Richard Brown Memorial United Methodist Church

The Richard Brown Memorial United Methodist Church on Elm Street features an impressive Neo-Gothic and late Victorian design in stone, including a grand stained glass window. One of Youngstown’s largest churches, it is also a wonderful city...   view more

Walking Tours in Youngstown, Ohio

Create Your Own Walk in Youngstown

Create Your Own Walk in Youngstown

Creating your own self-guided walk in Youngstown is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

As a part of the U.S. “Rust Belt” region, Youngstown suffered major decline in the 1970s. Today, despite that decline, the city offers an array of cultural and recreational facilities owing to which in 2012 it was declared by Forbes the 4th best city in Ohio for raising a family. The range of local attractions has grown in recent years, seeing among the newest additions the Covelli Centre in the downtown area, a number of sport venues and more. Follow this orientation walk to discover some of the best attractions Youngstown has to offer.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km
Museum and Art Walk in Youngstown

Museum and Art Walk in Youngstown

Youngstown’s rich history and culture is preserved in its wonderful museums. Exhibiting both local and international art in its galleries, specialty museums, including the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor, the Arms Family Museum and the Rose Melnick Medical Museum can be found here as well.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2

Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2

A multicultural city, Youngstown is home to a variety of beautiful religious edifices, many of them red brick buildings with lovely arched doors and windows. Take the following tour to discover Youngstown's splendid collection of religious buildings.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km