Shaarei Torah

Street Address: 
Sawyer Av and 13th
Chicago, IL

According to A Walk to Shul by Kraus and Schwartz, Shaarei Torah was the first synagogue in Lawndale, having been founded in 1908. It is first listed at Sawyer and 13th in the 1923 city directory, but Kraus and Schwartz record that the synagogue was built at that location in 1911. In 1955, it moved to 1234 W. Devon, and then to 2756 W. Morse in 1976.

Name variations:

Shaara Torah Anshe Mauriv

Cong Shaarie Torah Anshei Maarov

Sharrel Torah



1911 - 1956

Structure Type



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