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Beth Hoolim, Jacob Rappoport Jewish Hospital

Images

ID:
101
Place
Lviv
Date:
1989-2000
Technique:
Photograph (printed on paper)
Size of the resource:
Unknown
Creator
Oleksandr Denysenko
Collection
Oleksandr Denysenko
Copyright
Oleksandr Denysenko
Publisher
Unknown
Description
Contemporary photograph of former Jewish hospital was designed by architect Kazimierz Mokłowski and constructed in 1898-1901. The construction costs were covered by Maurycy Lazarus's foundation. The building is located in the northwestern part of the city, on a slope. It is a monumental free-standing structure dominating both vul. Rappaporta and vul. Leontovycha, its design features Historicist Moorish Revival style. In 1902 a brick fence surrounding its territory was constructed, this project was designed by architect Władysław Hodowski. Today the building is used by the Maternity Department of the 3rd Municipal Clinical Hospital.
Tags:
Jewish hospital, Beth Hoolim, Rapoport, Moorish style
Category:
Hospitals & Sanatoria
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