A soaring Neo-gothic church with architecture inspired by the cathedral at Chartres, Riverside Church church houses the world's second largest carillon in its impressive tower. Construction of the church began in 1927 and it was completed three years later. Riverside Church is interdenominational, however it is most prominently affiliated with the American Baptist Church and is famous for MLK's riveting speech called 'Beyond Vietnam', given in 1967. This church is also a thriving multicultural community center and sponsors a wide array of programs including anti-racism and anti-poverty initiatives. Carillon recitals are held on most Sundays and on special occasions. Check the schedule for regular services and tours.