Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York (Temple Emanu-El, NYC)
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Clarence Stein, Charles Butler and Robert D. Kohn, 1929; Restoration, Beyer Blinder Belle, 2006

Built in the Modern Romanesque style popular in the late 1920s, Temple Emanu-El is the largest synagogue in the world, and one of the largest houses of worship in New York City with 2,500 seats. The Sanctuary features dazzling mosaics by noted muralist Hildreth Meière, an intricately painted ceiling, and towering stained glass windows. Visitors may see the temple's sukkah in the final stages of construction.

Sunday Tour Info: Tours with Temple Administrator Mark Heutlinger will be offered at 12:30 and 2:30pm.

Since the first OHNY Weekend in 2003, this site is one of almost 50 have participated for 10 or more years. When you visit, please thank them for championing an open city! To see a full list of 15th Anniversary sites, click here.


UPDATE: Please note that the first tour will take place at 12:30pm.


Image Credit: mike appel / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0