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Temple Beth Israel, 1502 Second Avenue, San Diego, San Diego County, CA

Temple Beth Israel, 1502 Second Avenue, San Diego, San Diego County, CA

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Significance: The Temple Beth Israel, constructed in 1889, is one of the earliest surviving synagogues in California. Although modest in size, the building's design and Jewish iconographic elements, such as the tablets of the law and the windows with panes forming the six pointed stars, are highly original. The building housed the congregation from the time of its construction until 1926.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-90
Survey number: HABS CA-1999
Building/structure dates: 1889 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Azure Vista32.72116, -117.16324
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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