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Agudas Achim Synagogue - Chicago - closed for decades
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This Synagogue is an "open secret" - it's been part of Open House Chicago. and has not been used in decades. The community slowly changed from Hebrew to Vietnamese. With nobody to support this house of worship, it sits, slowly decaying, minimally maintained, in limbo. It's an amazing building to shoot - at the same time, almost sad. Water is slowly damaging everything, from ceilings to floors - and everything inbetween. What's truly disgusting is the vandalism. Photographers often drive for miles to shoot the exterior. Some, not happy with that, break in - then cause damage. One person caused almost $75,000 in damage in only a couple of hours, destroying and damaging stained glass and more.
Copyright: Richard drew
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Resolution: 8000x4000
Chargée: 06/11/2012
Mis à jour: 18/09/2014
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Tags: chicago; il; illinois; agudas; achim; worship; synagogue; uptown; arch; windows; urbex; abandoned; exploration; hebrew
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