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Signs series: Jerusalem - the built heritage

About the series


The "Built Heritage" project was led in 1993 by the architect and researcher David Kroyanker with the aim of commemorating buildings of historical value in Jerusalem. In a way, this is a Jerusalem version of the "Heritage Sites in Israel" project (which also exists in Jerusalem, such as ).
The proposal originally included 93 buildings worthy of commemoration, and in 1994, 61 houses were selected from them.
Among the places you can find prayer houses and monasteries such as the Yeshurun ​​Synagogue And the Great Synagogue , Ethiopian Church Compound , Ratisbonne Monastery , St. Joseph Convent . Famous buildings in Jerusalem such as the The National Institutions , King David Hotel , and the YMCA Building . Much of it is dedicated to buildings related to the presence of Russian pilgrims in Jerusalem from the second half of the 19th century: Holy Trinity Cathedral , Russian Compound Gates , , Russian Mission Building , Sergei Building And more.

About the signs

The signs are rectangular with a semicircle reminiscent of a dome appearing at the top. The signs are made of metal and designed by Harel Designers in collaboration with Yael Kalderon and Ofer Kotler. At the top is the logo of the project - a relief of a cast rosette - a rose-like decoration that was common in the windows of churches and cathedrals , and around it the name of the project in three languages: Hebrew, Arabic and English.
Below the logo is a description of the building in three languages: Hebrew, Arabic and English.
All signs are on the facades of the buildings.
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An example of a site to which a sign is pointing:
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