Sinai Temple by Sidney Eisenshtat, 1959

Sidney Eishenshtat is considered one of Southern California’s preeminent designers of modern synagogues. The $3.5 million Sinai temple designed by Eishenshtat also included a 80-ft. stained glass tower, a two-story subterranean parking garage and 13 multicolored pyramids along the building’s façade.


Image: Sinai Temple, Sidney Eisenshtat, 1959, pencil, watercolor, and gouache on board, courtesy of the USC Helen Topping Architecture and Fine Arts Library.