Friday, January 2, 2015

Manhattan's Lincoln Square Synagogue design wins int’l architecture award

REAL ESTATE WEEKLY
The new synagogue, which opened in 2013 is the first new synagogue in 5 decades fo open in Manhattan
NEW YORK---The new Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York City, designed by architecture and design firm CetraRuddy, has been honored by the 2014 International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture. Co-sponsored by Faith & Form — the global publication of record for worship of design space — and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, the awards program honors “the best in architecture, liturgical design and art for religious spaces.” Selections are made by a jury composed of both architects and clergy. CetraRuddy’s Lincoln Square Synagogue, which fuses traditional and contemporary approaches into a space that is simultaneously powerful and reflective, was honored in the “New Facilities” category. [link]

The synagogue's original building