Moorish revival


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Moorish revival

A revival style using horseshoe arches and multifoil window tracery.

Moorish Revival

A rarely used mode of Exotic Revival architecture from about 1845 to 1890. Usually characterized by the use of horseshoe arches, multifoil arches, and window tracery.
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While no longer popular today, the Moorish Revival architectural style was commonly used from the 1830s through the early twentieth century among Jews in Western and Central Europe for synagogue design.
In contrast to the historicism of the Moorish Revival style, art deco was forward-looking and modernistic.
By combining Moorish Revival and art deco styles, Herts and Meyers created an aesthetic that acknowledged both the Jewish and modern sensibilities of Yeshiva.
The mixing of Moorish Revival and art deco styles in Zysman Hall is especially notable when one considers that none of the architects' other Jewish commissions--Herts' B'nai Jeshurun and Meyers'Ohab Zedek and Rodeph Sholom, all of which were built before or during the construction of Zysman Hall-employed this combination.