National Register of Historic Places in San Francisco
The building is 140 feet tall. The diameter of the dome is sixty feet. The organ has 3,500 pipes. The building was little damaged by either the 1906 Earthquake or the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
Congregation Sherith Israel was established during the Gold Rush and is one of the oldest synagogues in the United States.
For another view of Temple Sherith Israel, see the Health Sciences Library (San Francisco Landmark #115) also designed by Pissis.