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'''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.
== General information and history ==
== Architecture and iconography ==
The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th century St. Demetrius Cathedral of Vladimir, Russia. Beginning in 1991, dedicated [[iconographer]]s from Moscow led by Alexander Maskalionov wrote [[icon]]s throughout the [[nave]] in the traditional style. This work was completed in 1994.