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New Greater Straightway Baptist Church originally a Byzantine-Moorish style synagogue.

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New Greater Straightway Baptist Church originally a Byzantine-Moorish style synagogue.

This building originated as the Adath Jeshurun Congregation Synagogue in 1888. After trading hands several times, it is now a black baptist church. It has an onion dome. This information is from Inga Saffron's Phila. Inquirer article, 10-21-18, pp. H13, 14.

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Location: 1717 North Seventh Street, Philadlephia, Pennsylvania, 19122, United States
Listing Category: African American History, Architecture, Churches, Cathedrals, Mosques, Synagogues, Temples, Repurposed Properties, Steeples
Created Date: 12-01-2018

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