JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: B353.10.0004
Overview Two identical poster boards (52 x 72 x 2 centimeters) "Saving a Sacred Place" with interior photos of the synagogue in disrepair; 2 framed newspaper articles about the restoration plans for the synangogue from December 2003 (articles are duplicated in the scrapbook and newspaper clippings folder in Box 3), 1 matted, unframed print of a watercolor painting of the synagogue by Daniel. Spivak, certificate from City of Lakewood to Foundation, and six Foundation buttons.
Overview The Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation was founded in 2001 with a mission to restore the Beth Jacob Synagogue building and a tent structure on the former campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in Lakewood, Colorado. The Foundation was dissolved in 2013 due to financial challenges. This collection shows the process and challenges of historic preservation. Collection contains correspondence, architectural and construction information, historical background materials,...
Dates: circa 1957-2012
Overview Photographs of the unrenovated interior, exterior, interior of tent, and constrution.