Our Lady of Victory Basilica and National Shrine - Table of Contents

Our Lady of Victory Basilica and National Shrine
767 Ridge Road, Lackawanna, NY

Visitor Information


Erected

1922-1926

Cost

$2 million ($20,500,000 in 2002 currency)

Architect

Emile Ulrich

Style

Baroque Revival

Exterior building material

White marble from Carrara, Italy, and Tate, Ga.(Georgia Marble Co.)



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The dome, at the time of its
completion, was second largest in US

One of four solid copper winged angels

Copper domes on twin front towers
Photo of original towers

A Carerra marble domed niche houses the statue of Our Lady of Victory.

Soffit features rosettes.

Tuscan columns support main entrance copper domed portico

Painting in main entrance domed portico

Left colonnade (when facing the Basilica's front).

Right colonnade

Broken rounded pediment leaded glass window surround

Broken pediment stained glass window surround

South Park Ave. entrance
Swan's neck pediment, including cartouche

South Park Ave. entrance Baroque style light fixture

View from South Park Avenue


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Photos and their arrangement © 2003 Chuck LaChiusa
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