Chapel - Table of Contents

Exterior - Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary
Cloistered Dominican Nuns

  335 Doat Street, Cheektowaga, NY
  Monastery of Our Lady of the Rosary - Official Home Page

Cornerstone:
1929
Architect:
Albert A. Post
Style:
Gothic Revival
Exterior buyilding material:
Onondaga limestone

July 2019 Photos













Source: James Napora, Houses of Worship




Source: James Napora, Houses of Worship



Details, from the left, below:





European style rose window with vertical panels below the round window   ...   Detail below:


Hoodmold with corbel ends   ...   Multifoil and trefoils 






Turrets   ...   Cross bottony



Twin turrets   ...  Finial



Onondaga limestone   ...   Gothic pointed arch   ...   hjoodmolds   ...   Mother of God  in a niche



Finial



St. Dominic depicted  with a dog holding a toprch inits mouth   ...   The Latin word for Dominican is dominicanis, meaning Dog of God. According to legend, St. Dominic's mother while pregnant dreamed that she would give birth to a dog who would hold a torch in its mouth and would "burn the world." A dog is often shown at the saint's feet holding a torch (knowledge)  in its mouth. - Saint Dominic


Source: James Napora, Houses of Worship



Clearstory windows   ...   Vertical pier buttresses   ...   Water table   ...   Gothic  lancet window with double trefoil arches



Vetical pie
Vertical pier buttresses   ...   Water table   ...   Gothic  lancet window with double trefoil arches 

Chapel - Interior Photos


Photos and their arrangement 2019 Chuck LaChiusa
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