Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Temple Beth Israel
The temple’s architecture combines traditional classical and near eastern elements, such as large columns and entablatures, in a stylized art moderne style. The brick and limestone building’s square plan and high facades enhance its monumental scale.
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14339.)
Location. 29° 44.243′ N, 95° 22.512′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Austin Street and Holman Street, on the right when traveling west on Austin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3517 Austin Street, Houston TX 77004, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Houston Light Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Courtlandt Place (approx. 0.6 miles away); James L. Autry House (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Waldo Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); League of United Latin American Citizens, Council 60 Houston Fire Station No. 7 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Benjamin Apartments (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
Regarding Temple Beth Israel. Congregation Beth Israel now meets at their temple at 5600 North Braeswood
Also see . . . Congregation Beth Israel. (Submitted on January 31, 2013.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 410 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.