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Eldridge Street Synagogue

New York, New York
County of New York.
12 Eldridge Street
National Register Number: 80002687
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility.
Congressional District: NY-17 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Active synagogue ; www.eldridgestreet.org.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 19, 1996):
The Eldridge Street Synagogue (1887) is the most important artifact of Eastern European Orthodox Judaism in America. It is the first great house of worship built by Eastern European Jews in the United States, located in the neighborhood through which more Jewish immigrants have passed than any other.


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