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Congregation Emanu El Temple

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1923, Albert S. Gottlieb. 1120 Broadway

Built by Rabbi Samuel Rosinger, Temple Emanu El is Beaumont's most notable work of religious architecture from the 1920s. Designed by Gottlieb, a New York City architect, it is an elongated octagon in plan, framed by stepped end bays, one containing the entrance doors and a limestone frontispiece whose profile evokes the Tablets of the Law. Capping the octagonal worship space is Gottlieb's low, bulbous copper dome.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Congregation Emanu El Temple", [Beaumont, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-BM10.

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