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1185 North Sheridan Road Glencoe

1185 North Sheridan Road Glencoe

Exact Construction Date: 1963

Date Research Source: Literature

Primary Materials: Poured and precast concrete

Secondary Materials: Brick

Architect | Builder: Minoru Yamasaki & Associates

Historic Use: Synagogue

Current Use: Synagogue-North Shore Congregation Israel
(at time of survey)

Building Classification: Building

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Noteworthy Classification Features:

Mushroom columns, hyperbolic roof structure, glass portico, globe light fixtures, landscaping, wishbone structure, cylindrical addition.

Roof Form: Parabolic

Sign Type: Freestanding

Sign Materials: Metals

Surveyors: CR, ER, RW. Photos: P. Van Vechten

Survey Date: 10/06-11/06

Related Literature: "A Synagogue by Yamasaki," Architectural Record, September 1964."Tour Map of Chicagoland Religious Buildings," Inland Architect, v. 8, April 1965, p.18-19. "1965 Honor Awards and Citations," Inland Architect, v. 8, May 1965, p. 37A.

Noteworthy Landscape Features:

Landscaping

Noteworthy Site Features:

Parking Lot

Major Alterations:

1981: Hammond, Beeby & Babka Architects

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