“…the Russians love their children too.”

“Russians” – STING (1985)

St. Theodosius Russian Orthodox Cathedral

Built: 1912
Architect: Frederick C. Baird
Style: Neo-Byzantine
Number of domes: 13 – One large, four medium, and eight small copper onion domes signifying Christ and the 12 Apostles
City: Cleveland
Neighborhood: Tremont, near west side.
Distinctions: The design of this church was based on the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, Russia. In 1974, St. Theodosius Cathedral was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also known for the authentic Rusyn wedding scene which appeared in the 1978 Academy Award winning best film, “The Dear Hunter.”

Photo taken July 19, 2013


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