Nathan Myers

Title

Nathan Myers

Subject

Birth Date

Feb. 2, 1875

Birthplace

Newark, New Jersey, United States

Death Date

Aug. 13, 1937

Occupation

Architect

Biographical Text

Myers lived his whole life in Newark. He graduated from Cornell University’s College of Architecture in 1896 with a B.S. in architecture.

Myers began his practice of architecture in Newark in 1896 and worked in and around the city until his death in 1937. His most known work is the B’nai Abraham synagogue and social center in Newark. The synagogue, now the Deliverance Temple, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. .

Other known buildings were Lyceum Theater in Newark (1904); the Bamberger Broadcasting Company power station in Kearny, NJ; St. Ann's Villa at Convent Station, NJ; and St. Paul's AME Zion Church in Orange, NJ. He also designed the 14-story Art Deco Hersch Tower in midtown Elizabeth, New Jersey with Joseph Sanford Stanley.

Web Resources

https://www.nytimes.com/1937/08/14/archives/nathan-myers-newark-architect-a-graduate-of-cornell-succumbs-at-62.html

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Citation

“Nathan Myers,” DANA, accessed May 30, 2024, https://dana.njit.edu/items/show/882.

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