This Episcopal church features a large altarpiece entitled The Ascension of Our Lord, painted by the artist John LaFarge in 1888. He was born to wealthy French parents in New York City in 1835 and became known for...
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5th Avenue Between 10th and 11th Streets
Church of the Ascension
Explore haunted places and learn about forgotten New York history. Stroll a burial ground that's now a park.Learn about the duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, and where their spirits now haunt. Stand on the location where 146 young women perished in a tragic fire. Sit at the bar where poet Dylan Thomas drank himself to death.