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Temple Emanu-el

Landmarks of New York

 
 
Temple Emanu-el Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 4, 2019
1. Temple Emanu-el Marker
Inscription.  
This limestone structure, built in 1923-1929, houses a Reform Jewish congregation founded in 1845. The Temple, adjacent Community House and Beth-el Chapel were designed by Robert D. Kohn, Charles Butler and Clarence S. Stein in an adaption of Moorish-Romanesque style, symbolic of the mingling of Eastern and Western culture. Mosaics by Hildreth Meiere decorate the temple sanctuary.

Plaque erected 1966 by
The New York Community Trust

 
Erected 1966 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 40° 46.085′ N, 73° 58.204′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and East 65th Street, on the left when traveling south on Fifth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East 65th Street, New York NY 10065, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thaddeus Kosciuszko (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lehman Gates (about 300 feet away); “New York of the Presidents”
Temple Emanu-el image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 4, 2019
2. Temple Emanu-el
(about 300 feet away); The Lotos Club (about 300 feet away); The Arsenal (about 400 feet away); Seventh Regiment New York (about 500 feet away); 45 East 66th Street (about 600 feet away); Charles Evans Hughes (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding Temple Emanu-el. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Also see . . .  Congregation Emanu-El of New York. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Temple Emanu-el image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, March 17, 2015
3. Temple Emanu-el
The Fifth Avenue side
Temple Emanu-el entry door metalwork image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, February 4, 2019
4. Temple Emanu-el entry door metalwork
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3, 4. submitted on January 12, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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