(Chabad Redesign) 770

 

“New preliminary design renderings from S. Wieder Architect reveal an expansion of the Chabad Lubavitch World Headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Located at 770 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, the religious complex spans almost one acre and will include a synagogue, prayer spaces, ritual baths, classrooms, a new library, and several outdoor areas. Designs still need final approval from Chabad and the owners of the properties.”

I only hope that this is true and is going to happen. If this is not for real, I might take down this post, or keep it up as a tradition and innovation cum contemporary architecture and Haredi design-thought experiment.

Read more here.

h/t Marta Braiterman Tanebaum

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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