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Obj. ID: 13850
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  Beit Hamedrash Hagodol in Lower East Side in New York City, NY, USA

© Vladimir Levin, Photographer: Levin, Vladimir, 2011

For historic photographs by Morris Huberland, see The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library, The New York Public Library Digital Collections:

Exterior: 

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1b732bc0-12bd-0133-07ee-58d385a7b928

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https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8852b5a0-12be-0133-5d88-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/87b184c0-12be-0133-bf49-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b261ed80-12bc-0133-ce4b-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b2f46890-12bc-0133-fc75-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b3865320-12bc-0133-769d-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ef903db0-12bd-0133-9435-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f0257cf0-12bd-0133-4d66-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f0b8da80-12bd-0133-1ba3-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e16dc000-12c8-0133-2e14-58d385a7b928

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d144fcb0-12ce-0133-316d-58d385a7bbd0

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/080d3aa0-12be-0133-4058-58d385a7b928

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Interior:

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Summary and Remarks

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Name/Title
Beit Hamedrash Hagodol in Lower East Side in New York City, NY | Unknown
Object Detail
Monument Setting
Unknown
Date
1850 as Baptist church
Synagogue active dates
1885-2007
Reconstruction dates
Demolished 2019
Artist/ Maker
Unknown
Origin
Historical Origin
Unknown
Community type
Congregation
Unknown
Site
Unknown
School/Style
Period
Unknown
Period Detail
Collection
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Documentation / Research project
Unknown
Iconographical Subject
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Textual Content
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Languages of inscription
Unknown
Type of grave
Unknown
Material/Technique
Material Stucture
Material Decoration
Material Bonding
Material Inscription
Material Additions
Material Cloth
Material Lining
Tesserae Arrangement
Density
Colors
Construction material
Measurements
Height
Length
Width
Depth
Circumference
Thickness
Diameter
Weight
Axis
Panel Measurements
Condition
Extant
Documented by CJA
Surveyed by CJA
Present Usage
Present Usage Details
Condition of Building Fabric
Architectural Significance type
Historical significance: Event/Period
Historical significance: Collective Memory/Folklore
Historical significance: Person
Architectural Significance: Style
Architectural Significance: Artistic Decoration
Urban significance
Significance Rating
0
Ornamentation
Custom
Contents
Codicology
Scribes
Script
Number of Lines
Ruling
Pricking
Quires
Catchwords
Hebrew Numeration
Blank Leaves
Direction/Location
Façade (main)
Endivances
Location of Torah Ark
Location of Apse
Location of Niche
Location of Reader's Desk
Location of Platform
Temp: Architecture Axis
Arrangement of Seats
Location of Women's Section
Direction Prayer
Direction Toward Jerusalem
Coin
Coin Series
Coin Ruler
Coin Year
Denomination
Signature
Colophon
Scribal Notes
Watermark
Hallmark
Group
Group
Group
Group
Group
Trade Mark
Binding
Decoration Program
Suggested Reconsdivuction
History/Provenance
Main Surveys & Excavations
Sources

Mendelsohn, Joyce. Lower East Side Remembered and Revisited: A History and Guide to a Legendary New York Neighborhood. 2nd edition (New York: Columbia University Press, 2009), 115-117.

Wolfe, Gerard R. The Synagogues of New York’s Lower East Side, 2nd ed. (New York: Empire State Editions, 2012), 99-104.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beth_Hamedrash_Hagodol

https://www.thelodownny.com/leslog/2017/05/photos-through-the-years-beth-hamedrash-hagadol.html 

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The following information on this monument will be completed:
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