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Synagogue and Community Centre - Essen, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 26.841 E 007° 01.482
32U E 362737 N 5701424
Quick Description: The synagogue in the southeastern part of the town.
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 2/26/2015 6:05:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMNE6Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
1945 holocaust survivors founded a new Jewish community in Essen.
The grounbreaking ceremony for the new synagogue in Sedanstraße took place on 7/24/1958. This is the place where the former youth centre had been destroyed by the Nazis in the Progromnacht 1938.
The archtects Dieter Knoblauch and Heinz Heise finished the building on 10/21/1959.
This synagogue is a monument since 12/9/1999.
Building Address:
Sedanstraße 46/Ruhralle/Saarbrücker Straße
Essen, Germany

Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 10/21/1959

What is the name of this building?: Synagogue

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