Lincoln Square Synagogue

Take a trip over to Amsterdam and 69th St. before they demolish our latest entry — Lincoln Square Synagogue. The mid-century temple was built in 1970. The exterior is all travertine and is a nice representation of the style:

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Sadly, it will soon meet the wrecking ball because the temple built a new sanctuary just down the avenue. It’s bigger, but is this an improvement?

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UPDATE 8/13/16

It looks like demolition is about to begin. So sad.

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UPDATE 9/30/16

This is apparently what is proposed for the site: a 670-foot tall apartment building, the tallest on the Upper West Side:

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