"The building proper is one of my best and very powerful without being heavy," architect Eric Mendelsohn reportedly commented to his wife in 1950 after the dedication of the new B'nai Amoona synagogue at 524 Trinity Ave. in St. Louis. Today, the building is better known to St. Louisans as the home of COCA, the Center of Contemporary Arts. But Mendelsohn's assessment still holds true -- the building is powerful, yet parts of it seem to float and soar... More >>>