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Historical NameBeth Israel Synagogue

Year Built1906
Building TypeSynagogue

Address31 Concord Street

Current NameCanaan Institutional Baptist Church

Name of Builder 1unknown

Name of Builder 2

Name of Builder 3

ListingNRHP Nomination, 11/11/91

Historic Resources Inventory, 6/91, CHC

DescriptionLate Victorian/Moorish Revival in wood frame construction.

StyleMoorish Revival/Shingle


SignificanceThe only known synagogue building in Connecticut displaying Moorish onion-shaped domes.

Not built in masonry, an only known frame example of an urban historic building constructed to

be a synagogue.

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