American Synagogues: A Century of Architecture and Jewish Communityby Sam Gruber
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American Synagogues is the first book to explore the exceptional architecture of modern American synagogues in the twentieth century, and this intriguing book relates the fascinating history of the Jewish people in America and how it is expressed in twentieth-century synagogue design.
The book features all new photography of synagogues in many styles from a dozen states, many never before published in any form. The synagogues were designed by European masters, the best-known modern American architects, and by important contemporary architects including Frank Lloyd Wright, Philip Johnson, and Minoru Yamasaki.
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This a beautiful well laid out book. One author and one photographer. There is a cohesiveness throughout the book because only one photographer was used. Each chapter stands on its own but the whole is like a well tuned machine. Each part fits perfectly.