Day 538

Churchagogue of the day

June 20th, 2013

Back in Harlem's Jewish days, this building (currently New Bethel Way of the Cross Church of Christ) was home to Congregation Shaare Zedek. Completing the Abrahamic triad, the AIA Guide to New York City says: "Fanciful forms borrowed from Islamic architecture grace the façade of what, in another culture, might have been a harem."

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