Leopold Street Shule

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Leopold Street Shule
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Leopold Street Shule, September 2013
Leopold Street Shule is located in New York
Leopold Street Shule
Leopold Street Shule is located in the US
Leopold Street Shule
Location 30 Leopold St., Rochester, New York
Coordinates 43°9′53″N 77°36′16″W / 43.16472°N 77.60444°W / 43.16472; -77.60444Coordinates: 43°9′53″N 77°36′16″W / 43.16472°N 77.60444°W / 43.16472; -77.60444
Area less than one acre
Built 1886
NRHP Reference # 74001260[1]
Added to NRHP June 07, 1974

Leopold Street Shule is a historic synagogue located at Rochester in Monroe County, New York. It was built in 1886 and is a rectangular brick building set on a high cut stone foundation measuring 45 feet by 85 feet. It was built by Eastern European Jews affiliated with the orthodox Beth Israel Congregation. In 1973, the former synagogue was purchased by the Church of God and Saints of Christ, a Hebrew Israelite congregation.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Cornelia E. Brooke (April 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Leopold Street Shule". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-11-01.  See also: "Accompanying three photos".