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CasA Crestwood Fourth Sneak Peek!

Wed, October 04, 2017 2:04 PM | Anonymous member

Sunday, October 22 from 2 pm - 5 pm

Food Truck FiestA from 4 pm - 6 pm

Fourth Sneak Peek!

Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Nestled right at the entrance of the Crestwood neighborhood is the stunning Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, built in 1958. The church consists of approximately 400 members, including some of the original founders who helped establish the parish in 1949. Everything about the church edifice speaks of a rich Russian ecclesiastical heritage. The building is executed in the 17th-century Muscovite-Yaroslav-style.

Gilded onion domes, each crowned with a traditional Russian three-barred cross, a belfry, and icons of scenes from the life of St. John the Baptist above the three doors adorn the exterior. Murals and numerous centuries-old icons and an imposing four-tiered iconostasis make up the interior.

This is a true neighborhood jewel that folks will not want to miss!

CasA Crestwood is an annual neighborhood tour of homes raising funds for the prevention of homelessness in DC, giving you the opportunity to scratch the itch and get inside some of the dreamy homes (and a church!) of Crestwood. Read more about the amazing organization that you will be supporting by attending CasA Crestwood, Thrive DC.

Learn more and register here!

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