Mount Zion, 1300 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Mount Zion

This is a picture of the current interior of Mt. Zion. The building was designed by world famous architect Erich Medelsohn and was dedicated in December of 1954. The building was renovated in 1996 by Bentz / Thompson / Rietow. The renovation won the Synagogue a city historic preservation award in 2004. c. 1996
This is a picture of the current interior of Mt. Zion. The building was designed by world famous architect Erich Medelsohn and was dedicated in December of 1954. The building was renovated in 1996 by Bentz / Thompson / Rietow. The renovation won the Synagogue a city historic preservation award in 2004.
Address: 1300 Summit Avenue
City/locality-
State/province
Saint Paul, Minnesota
County-
State/province:
Ramsey County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1954
Primary Style: Modern
Historic Function: Religious/Place of worship
Architect or source of design: Eric Mendelsohn
Notes: Rabbi
  • Gunther Plaut 1948-1961

Saint Paul Ramsey County


  • 1st Building: 10th and Minnesota, St Paul: 1870
  • 2nd Building: 10th and Minnesota, St Paul: 1882
  • 3rd Building: Avon and Holly and Grotto, St Paul: 1904-1954
  • 4th Building: 1300 Summit Ave., St Paul: 1954-present
Mendelsohn died before construction began and much of his original design was changed.

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Memories and stories

Photo Gallery

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Upper Midwest Synagogue Tour

Related Links

Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest http://www.jhsum.org

Mount Zion http://www.mzion.org/index.cfm

Minnesota Reflections

Photo Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10714307&websites=no&q=Mount Zion&startindex=51&count=25 Description: Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit, St. Paul.

Photo Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10738508&websites=no&q=Mount Zion Temple&startindex=1&count=25 Description: Panel discussion, Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul.

Photo Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul. http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10802360&websites=no&q=Mount Zion Temple&startindex=76&count=25 Description: Bernard Martin, Rabbi at Mount Zion Temple in St. Paul from 1961-1965.

Photo Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul. http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10859822&websites=no&q=Mount Zion Temple&startindex=76&count=25 Description: Mount Zion Temple, 1300 Summit Avenue, St. Paul.


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