Jonathan Friedman prepared for a show of his work. Idea About Synagogue, an investigation of possible architectural forms of community, is a series of theoretical synagogue designs that progressed through synagogues, one for each letter of the Hebrew Aleph-bet. He has lectured at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY, and participated in architectural conferences and reviews in Portland OR, Honolulu, and Bologna, Italy.
Jonathan Friedman worked in the Adams studio.
Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…