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Date

11-1994

Description

The Plum Street Temple is among the oldest American synagogue buildings still standing and in use. It was designed by James Key Wilson who blended Neo-Byzantine architecture with Moorish Revival style. It was the first of many American synagogues to be built in the Moorish Revival style. This photograph dates from 1994, one year later the building was restored. The Plum Street temple is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Keys_Wilson

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_M._Wise_Temple

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1828-1894

Creator 2 Role

Architect

Subject Headings

Architecture -- 19th century -- Byzantine Revival -- Ohio -- Cincinnati; Architecture -- Religious architecture -- Ohio -- Cincinnati;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Ohio

City Name

Cincinnati

Keywords

religious architecture, street scene, architecture, American, Moorish Revival, Neo-Byzantine, street scene

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