Landmark of the Spirit

Walls don’t talk but buildings do tell stories. Learn to read the architecture and design of the Eldridge Street Synagogue and discover its fascinating past. Decipher clues about immigrant life, uncover evidence of the building’s decline, and find out how a 19th century synagogue became a 21st century treasure.

Supports NY State Learning Standards, Themes and Common Core Practices including; History of US & New York, World History, Geography, Time, Continuity & Change, Chronological Reasoning & Causation, Comparison & Contextualization, and Gathering, Using, & Interpreting Evidence.  Developed in accordance with the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Visual Arts.

+ Show your students the Museum’s online collection: Beyond the Facade

Categories: Historic Preservation, Lower East Side

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