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Title
Wilshire Boulevard Temple
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Reagh, William
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1928]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
This is the seat of one of the most highly respected Reform congregations, founded in 1862 as Congregation B'nai B'rith. Designed in the Byzantine Revival style by architects A.M. Edelman, S. Tilden Norton, and David C. Allison, this Temple was dedicated in 1929. Its richly ornamental interior features black marble, gold inlay, fine mosaics, rare woods, and Biblically-themed murals created by art director Hugo Ballin. The Temple was entered in the United States Register of Historic Places in 1984.
Exterior view of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple, located at 3663 Wilshire Boulevard.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00081616
William Reagh Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
A-005-455 4x5
CARL0000080556
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/125093
Subject
Wilshire Boulevard Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Synagogues--California--Los Angeles
Domes--California--Los Angeles
Byzantine revival (Architecture)--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments
Streets--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Los Angeles
Sidewalks--California--Los Angeles
Lampposts--California--Los Angeles
Wilshire Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Edelman, A.M
Norton, S. Tilden
Allison, David C
Ballin, Hugo,1879-1956

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