'''St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)''' is the primatial [[cathedral]] of
His Beatitude [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]], [[Archbishop]] of Washington and New York, [[Metropolitan]] of All America and Canada of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. The Very Rev. Constantine White has served as the dean of the cathedral since 1998. [[ Image: St Nicholas Wash DC1.jpg|right|250px|thumb|St Nicholas Cathedral - Washington, DC]]
== General information and history ==
The original parish
church was founded in 1930 as the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.
== Architecture and iconography ==
The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th century St. Demetrius Cathedral of Vladimir, Russia.
During the 1990s, dedicated [[iconographer]]s from Moscow wrote [[icon]]s throughout the [[ narthex]] in the traditional style.
== Location ==
The cathedral is
currently located at 3500 Massachusetts Ave NW, in the District of Columbia. ==See also== *[[Metropolitan Washington, D.C. parishes]]
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