Today is the oldest episcopal congregation in the city it received its charter from the King of England in 169This is the third church on the site it's an early design by Richard upjohn completed in 1846 it's one of the first gothic revival buildings in the city with an exterior of New Jersey brownstone it's a city historic landmark with a 281 ft Spire Trinity was once the tallest building in the city it still dominates the Western end of Wall Street the bronze entrance doors by Richard Morris hunt and completed in the 1890s as a memorial to John Jacob Astor III And the inside