Erich Mendelsohn (1887-1953) Architect

Erich Mendelsohn was an architect born in Germany. He was a representative of the expressionist architecture. He realized many cinemas, shops and factories. In 1935 he went to Palestine and realized important buildings. In 1938 he moved to England and became English citizen. At the beginning of World War II, he settled in the United States where he built a number of Synagogues and Churches.

Main achievements
Einstein Tower observatory in Potsdam (1921).
Spinning in Luckenwalde (1921).
Hebrew University in Palestine.
Medical Center in Palestine.
De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea, along with Chermayeff.
Maimonides Hospital in San Francisco.
Park Synagogue in Cleveland.

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