East Melbourne Synagogue - 488 Albert Street. EAST MELBOURNE [Walking Melbourne Building Information]
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East Melbourne Synagogue: 488 Albert Street, EAST MELBOURNE

East Melbourne Synagogue

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Building Profile

Name : East Melbourne Synagogue
Past Names : Mickva Yisrael Synagogue

Location

Address: 488 Albert Street
City: EAST MELBOURNE

Postcode: 3002


Construction Details

Built: 1877
Original use: Church/Cathedral
Current use: Church/Cathedral

number of floors : 2

Built in the Victorian period in the Renaissance Revival style

Notable features

Conventional but imposing Renaissance Revival facade with the unusual addition of the two octagonal domes flanking the central pediment; the survival of an intact bema and tabernacle, and the unusual arrangement of impost blocks over the cast iron columns of the gallery.

History

Architect: Crouch & Wilson




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