Historic Uptown Synagogue Going Residential
Oct03

Historic Uptown Synagogue Going Residential

Just one week ago, we mentioned in the article about Saint Boniface Church being turned into residences that the conversion of holy places into housing is an ongoing, and perhaps accelerating, trend in Chicago. Now we have another one to add to the list: The Agudas Achim Synagogue at 5029 North Kenmore Avenue. This isn’t just any abandoned place of worship, though. Its roots go back to the legendary heyday of Maxwell Street, and...

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