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Sign: Holon - Heritage Sites in Israel - Migdal Cinema

Weizmann/HaHistadrut, Holon, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל עיריית חולון - חולון עיר הילדים

קולנוע מגדל
מבנה הקולנוע תוכנן על ידי האדריכלים ר’ בנט ו-ב’ צ’לנוב. היה זה המבנה הציבורי הראשון, שהוקם בכיכר בארי ב-1947. בחלקו הדרומי כלל המבנה את המשרדים של מועצת פועלי חולון, שבמרכזם הייתה חצר פתוחה ובה בית קפה. בחלקו הצפוני של המבנה פעל בית הקולנוע מגדל, שהיה הקולנוע השני שנפתח בעיר. בית הקולנוע נסגר בשנות ה-80. בעיר פעלו כמה בתי קולנוע: רינה - בשד’ קוגל פינת רח’ סוקולוב, סבוי - בפינת רח’ סוקולוב וחנקין, גיל - ברח’ פרופ’ שור, רון - ברח’ התנאים בשכונת ג’סי כהן וארמון - ברח’ שנקר.
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The sign shape is rectangular but its head is designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Gymnasia Herzliya, which serves as a logo of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

The sign in its entirety was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image
The place was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
The symbol of Holon Municipality - Holon the Children’s City

Migdal Cinema
The cinema building was designed by the architects R. Bennett and B. Chlenov. It was the first public building, erected in Be’eri Square in 1947. In its southern part, the building included the offices of the Holon Workers’ Council, in the center of which was an open courtyard with a cafe. In the northern part of the building, the Migdal cinema operated, which was the second cinema opened in the city. The cinema closed in the 1980s. Several movie theaters operated in the city: Rina - on Kugel St. corner of Sokolov St., Savoy - on the corner of Sokolov St. and Hankin St., Gil - on Prof. Shor St., Ron - on Hatanaim St. in the Jesse Cohen neighborhood and Armon - on Shankar St.

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