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Bluegill Graphix (Jewish Reform Society, Temple B'Nai Zion)
This small synagogue is the creation of sixteen local German Jews who hired a contractor-architect, Phillip Hesch, and built their own house of worship. A bit awkward and primitive, the frame building is essentially composed of a shotgun structure with a false front, diminutive corner turrets on the facade, and round-arched windows. The congregation, Temple B'Nai Zion, sold the building to the Christian and Missionary Alliance Society in 1927, and the former temple subsequently had several owners. The present owners, a graphics company, gave it a colorful paint job.
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