Nikon D80, Nikkor AF-S DX ED 18-200mm VR lens at f3.5, 1/10sec, ISO 400, 18mm, Hand Held, No Flash, 08.25.2013.
transept (tran’sept) n. Archit. One of the lateral members or projections between the nave and choir in a curciform church: commonly destinguished as the north and south transepts.
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception – Eagle St. and Madison Ave. at the Empire State Plaza in dowtown Albany NY USA.
Bishop John McCloskey of Albany and Bishop John Hughes of New York laid the cornerstone of the Cathedral on July 2, 1848 with over ten thousand people watching in the rain. Bishop McCloskey campaigned throughout the United States and the world for funds to build this cathedral. The Cathedral was built for $250,000. ($6.5 million in today’s dollars)