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Old Posted Jun 19, 2011, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by ethereal_reality View Post
Scott......very interesting details about the synagogue on Broadway.

I am somewhat surprised there was a Jewish community large enough to build a synagogue (in downtown Los Angeles)
at this point in time (1880s).
apparently there was quite a sizable jewish community in downtown los angeles, as well as bunker hill, large enough so that another temple was built not far from the broadway synagogue.

the beth torah congregation synagogue located on olive street between temple and court was built in at the turn of the century, (i don't know the exact date)

Source: LAPL

i would have loved to have gone to the Architects and Architecture of Los Angeles, 1950 to the Present, presentation at the library........(except for the fact that i live now in miami..............sigh)
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