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Temple Chester B'nai Sholem -- Floor plan

Temple Chester B'nai Sholem (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Temple Chester B'nai Sholem -- Floor plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Auditoriums
Floor plans
Porticoes
Original Format:
Linens
Extent:
3/32 in. = 1 ft.
Item identifier:
ncar1596-001-bx0001-006-004_0001
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Herbert Woodley Simpson papers, 1888-1941 (NCAR1596) held by State Archives of North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from the North Carolina State Archives.
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Temple Chester B'nai Sholem (New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Simpson, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodley), 1870-1945 
Built:
Street:
505 Middle St.
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
2856
Provenance note:
The temple was built for a Jewish congregation organized in 1894.
Architectural note:
Built in a similar style to the First Church of Christ, Scientist in New Bern, the temple uses the Corinthian order and has a central entrance flanked by windows.
Historical note:
This was the first Jewish temple built in New Bern.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Auditoriums
Columns, Corinthian
Entrance halls
Facades
Gables
Judaism
Porticoes
Religious buildings
Synagogues
Temples
Latitude, Longitude:
35.109867, -77.039601