Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2, Youngstown (Self Guided)

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.
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Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2 Map

Guide Name: Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 2
Guide Location: USA » Youngstown (See other walking tours in Youngstown)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Author: AudreyB
Immaculate Conception Church

1) Immaculate Conception Church

Located on Oak Street, the Immaculate Conception Church was conceived by Father Mears and established in 1882. Father William James Manning of Warren was appointed as its first pastor. An impressive Neo-Gothic red brick structure, it is Youngstown’s oldest Catholic church.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church

2) Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, built in the Palladian style, caters to Youngstown’s Italian-American community. Established in 1908 and built in 1916, in 1923 all but its organ was destroyed by fire. Restored and reopened in 1963, a beautiful shrine garden was added in 1971. In 1990 an impressive ten foot statue of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, which overlooks the city, was added, as well a tower 2001.
St. Cyril & Methodius Church

3) St. Cyril & Methodius Church

Located on East Wood Street, St. Cyril & Methodius Church is a parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. Established in 1896, this impressive brick building is a stunning example of Romanesque architecture. The cornerstone of this church was blessed in 1900.
First Calvary Baptist Church

4) First Calvary Baptist Church

Located on Wood Street near the center of Youngstown, the First Calvary Baptist Church is a large impressive Romanesque red brick building. This beautiful church features numerous arches in its design, including lovely arched windows, and has become an outstanding city landmark.
Trinity United Methodist Church

5) Trinity United Methodist Church

Established in 1803, Trinity United Methodist Church was originally a log schoolhouse. The current building was constructed in 1883, featuring a Collegiate Gothic design. In 1942 it underwent major renovations, with the subsequent additions of the east wing and the Chapel of Friendly Bells. This church is home to one of the finest organs, built and installed in 1947 by the M.P. Moeller Pipe Organ Company. Named Mighty Moeller, the organ was designed by Alexander McCurdy, an organist from the Curtis Institute of Music.
Metropolitan Baptist Church

6) Metropolitan Baptist Church

The Metropolitan Baptist Church, established in 1960, is a beautifully-constructed red brick building designed in the Eclectic style with Romanesque elements. From 1985 to 1989 the church underwent major renovations, restoring its former glory, and just recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church

7) Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church

Construction of the Holy Trinity Ukrainian Catholic Church was officially announced in 1911, its cornerstone blessed by Bishop Ortynsky later that year. Completed in 1913, its design features Ukrainian Baroque elements, especially notable in the domes and turrets. It is home to a beautiful marble altar with a frescoed replica of Our Lord’s Last Supper, large stained glass windows depicting the four Evangelists, and an impressive tower with three bells, all of which were added in 1914.
Saints Peter & Paul Croatian Roman Catholic Church

8) Saints Peter & Paul Croatian Roman Catholic Church

Originally constructed out of frame houses acquired from the purchase of two lots, the current Saints Peter & Paul Croatian Roman Catholic Church, located on Covington Street, was constructed in 1916. Its cornerstone was blessed in 1913 and the church was dedicated in 1915.

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.
Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1

Religious Buildings Walk in Youngstown, Part 1

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 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: 1.9 km
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...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Youngstown for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Youngstown has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Youngstown, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.