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 Photos of The Temple in University Circle
 
 
Under construction  Estimated early 1924. Courtesy Cleveland Public Library Photo Collection
 

The cornerstone.
This large cornerstone is a vision statement. Dedicated to the service of the one God, the fellowship of all His children and the prophetic mission of His people Israel. Congregation Tifereth Israel   1923 5683
Photo by Gail Greenberg
 
The Architectural Forum images

The lead and largest essay in the November 1925 Architectural Forum was by Robert Stanwood on fellow Bostonian Charles Greco's design of Temple Tifereth Israel. We show three images and the floor plans below. To view the complete 13 page essay with its 11 images, click here.
Photos by Paul J. Weber

Northwest from East 105th Street. Note the 20 foot difference in elevation to the Ansel Road side.
 

Gries Memorial Chapel. Dedicated to the memory of Rabbi Moses Gries on October 5, 1924.
 
Balcony view.
Even the farthest corner of the balcony shows the quality of design and workmanship.
 

Floor plans


Two more modern images

Picture postcard ca 1930  Looking west 
L-R The Temple (1924), Mt. Sinai Nurses Residence (1927) Mt. Sinai Hospital (1910)

Silver Sanctuary  Photo by William T Van Pelt, 2008
The contribution of Rafael Guastavino Jr. can be seen in this huge domed and tiled sacred space.
 

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