Eric Mendelsohn, well-known German architect, designed Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids. *Known for his expressionist architecture in the 1920s, as well as for developing a dynamic functionalism in his projects for department stores and cinemas, Mendelsohn was a pioneer of the Art Deco and Streamline Moderne architecture, notably with his 1921 Mossehaus design. (*from website)
On Friday, June 28, 2:00 pm, there will be a talk and booksigning with photographer and author, Michael Craig Palmer, whose recently-released book, Eric Mendelsohn’s Synagogues in America, includes the story and photos of Temple Emanuel.
We want to invite you to attend. The program is FREE and open to the public, taking place at Temple Emanuel, 1715 East Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please email info@JFGR.org, or phone 616.942.5553.