Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Maplewood

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Dedicated in 1905, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church sits on a quiet backstreet just a few blocks from the bustle of Manchester Road in Maplewood.

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Built in what I would call an Italian Romanesque style, still easily seen through small towns throughout the Italian countryside, the church dominates its street corner.

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Mature trees frame the church, reaching high up above the roofline; it actually is difficult to photograph the church because the density of the neighborhood is so intact.

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I suspect this building once held the residences of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette, who ran the church until recently.

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