Isaac M. Wise Temple, Cincinnati

Isaac M. Wise Temple, Cincinnati

The Isaac M. Wise Temple (formerly the Plum Street Temple) is the historic synagogue erected for Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise. Rabbi Wise was the founder of American Reform Judaism. The temple is located at 720 Plum Street and was built by members of the Lodge Street Synagogue. The temple was dedicated on Friday, August 24, 1866 and is among the oldest synagogue buildings still standing in the United States. This building was designed by James Keys Wilson and blends the Neo-Byzantine and Moorish Revival styles of architecture. The temple has a tripartite facade, rose window and a basilica style arch, similar to a Gothic Cathedral, yet Islamic influences are visible in its minarets and other architectural details.

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Sight Name: Isaac M. Wise Temple
Sight Location: Cincinnati, USA
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Tour of Cincinnati's Religious Sites  

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