Jewish Heritage Report
Vol. I, Nos. 3-4 / Winter 1997-98
Park East Synagogue
NYC'S Park East Synagogue Completes Exterior Restoration
The New York Landmarks Conservancy reports (in Common Bond, 13:2, Oct. 1997) that the Park East Synagogue designed by Schneider & Herter and built in 1899-90 on Manhattan's Upper East Side recently completed a major exterior restoration of its landmark Moorish-style facade. The work was performed by Preservation Building Restoration Management Inc., in conjunction with the architectural firm of Peter Koepple & Associates and Turner Construction. The first phase included masonry restoration, wood window frame replacement, metal repairs, and roof improvement. Rambusch Decorating Company had previously completed repairs to the stained glass windows.
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