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U.S. Architects Send Drawings to Israel for a Herzl Memorial Park in Jerusalem

An El AI Israel Airlines Constellation left New York today carrying with it more than a score of drawings submitted by leading American architects for a Memorial Park in Israel to honor Theodore Herzl, father of the world Zionist movement. The project, to be built on Mt. Herzl, overlooking Jerusalem, will be the largest of its kind so far attempted by the State of Israel.

The plans were submitted in an international contest sponsored by the Jewish Agency with the technical assistance in the United States of the American Technion Society. They will be judged in Israel by an international jury which will include as its American representative Percival Goodman, prominent New York architect and member of the faculty of Columbia University’s School of Architecture.