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Adas Israel sketch AND building committee
1908: Adas Israel completed a new, larger building at 6th and I Streets, NW. Designed by Baltimore architect Louis Levi, the sanctuary sat 1,600 and featured the Moorish architecture popular at the time. Originally Orthodox, the congregation affiliated with the Conservative movement in 1928.
Adas Israel drawing: Courtesy of Adas Israel Congregation; Building committee: The Washington Post