The developer says it'll preserve the historic architecture as it creates 45 apartments.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Work is set to begin to turn the old B’nai Israel Synagogue in Garfield into a housing complex.

The developer says it’ll preserve the historic architecture as it creates 45 apartments.

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The rotunda will remain intact for community use.

Plans also call for an urban farm

The groundbreaking ceremony will be held this coming Friday.