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Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral - Reno, NV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
N 39° 31.559 W 119° 49.045
11S E 257832 N 4378938
Quick Description: These beautiful copper doors to the front of the church cathedral contain some very nice relief religious artwork.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 6/21/2014 11:42:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMKZDV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Located on the front copper doors to Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral are some very nice religious relief artwork. There are three sets of copper doors. The first door contains a religious seal or symbol. The second set of doors contain angels holding scales. The third door contains the same religious symbol or shield. I did a little online research and discovered that these are wooden doors covered with copper, mined in Nevada and designed and embossed by Gordon Newby. I could find no other information on Newby or additional info about these doors. They provide a very classy and eye-catching view, along with the whole of the cathedral, which stands out prominently on the corner of this downtown business district.
Type of material of the door: Other

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Gothic

Address or physical location:
310 West 2nd Street Reno, NV 89503


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