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January 22, 2018

List of Masonic Temples in the USA


Alaska

 

 

Building Image Dates Location City, State Description
Fairbanks, Alaska Masons purchased the building in 1908 and renovated to add a second story for lodge rooms and a main hall, in “Eclectic Renaissance Revival” style.[4][5]

Alabama

 

Building Image Dates Location City, State Description
2 West End Masonic Temple 1926 built 1987 NRHP-listed 1346 Tuscaloosa Ave. 33°29′33″N86°51′19″W Birmingham, Alabama Classical Revival building which served as a Masonic Hall until 1985 when it was sold and converted to office space. The building was destroyed in a fire on New Year’s Day, 1996, but, oddly remains NRHP-listed in 2009.[6][7]
3 Crane Hill Masonic Lodge 1904 built 2001 NRHP-listed 14538 Cty. Rd. 222 34°5′49″N87°2′38″W Crane Hill, Alabama Historically used as a meeting hall, as a school, as a multiple dwelling, and as a department store.[7][8]
4 Helion Lodge 1911 built 34°43′49″N86°34′53″W Huntsville, Alabama Home of the oldest Freemasons’ lodge in Alabama, which erected this building to replace a previous building.[9]
5 The Temple Downtown Scottish Rite Temple (Mobile, Alabama).jpg 1922 built 1984 NRHP-listed 351 St. Francis Street 30°41′28.51″N88°2′46.07″W Mobile, Alabama Egyptian Revival building known previously as Scottish Rite Temple, this building housed a Scottish Rite chapter. It has been sold and converted into a banqueting venue.[10]
6 Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building Smitherman Building Selma.jpg 1847 built 1975 NRHP-listed 109 Union St. 32°24′18″N87°1′33″W Selma, Alabama Built in Greek Revival style in 1847 as the Central Masonic Institute, a school for orphans and the children of indigent Masons. Converted to many other uses during its history; now a museum.[7][11]

 Arizona

 

 

Building Image Dates Location City, State Description
1 Masonic Temple (Kingman, Arizona) 1939 built 1986 NRHP-listed 212 N. Fourth St. 35°11′24″N114°3′7″W Kingman, Arizona A WPA Moderne building built as a Masonic hall in 1939.[7] Subsequently sold by the lodge, the building currently houses office space.[12]
2 Polly Rosenbaum Building 1921 built 1989 NRHP-listed 1502 W. Washington St. 33°26′55″N112°5′31″W Phoenix, Arizona Originally El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium (another building now holds that name). Designed by Clinton Campbell and Lescher & Mahoney in a mix ofExotic Revival style and Moorish Revival style.[7] The building currently houses the Arizona Centennial Museum.
2 Phoenix Masonic Temple P-Phoenix Masonic Temple-1926.jpg 1926 built Phoenix Historic Property Register-listed Monroe and Fourth Ave. Phoenix, Arizona Designed by F.C. Hurst. First permanent home of Lodge #2, originally established in 1879.
3 Masonic Temple MasonicTempleAndPrescottNationalBank514.jpg 19__ built 1978 NRHP-listed Prescott, Arizona A “significant feature”[13] and a contributing property in Prescott’sCourthouse Plaza Historic District. The building is no longer used by the Masons.
4 Masonic Hall (Wickenburg, Arizona) 1922 built 1986 NRHP-listed 108 Tegner 33°58′9″N112°43′46″W Wickenburg, Arizona Constructed with Mission/Spanish Revival architecture[7] as a Masonic meeting hall, subsequently sold and converted to retail space (as a Montgomery Ward department store)[14]
5 Masonic Temple (Yuma, Arizona) 1931 built 1984 NRHP-listed 153 S. 2nd Ave. 32°43′29″N114°37′18″W Yuma, Arizona Built in 1931 in Moderne architecture style.[7]

Arkansas

Building Image Dates Location City, State Description
1 Farmers and Merchants Bank-Masonic Lodge 1906 built 1993 NRHP-listed 288 N. Broadway 35°8′24″N93°55′17″W Booneville, Arkansas Originally planned as a commercial building to house the Farmers and Merchants Bank, when the plans were announced, two Masonic lodges joined with the bank to add a meeting hall on the second floor.[15] The building still houses the bank, but the lodges have since moved out. The building is noted for it Colonial Revival and Early Commercial architecture.
2 Bradford City Hall-Byers Masonic Lodge 19__ built 1999 NRHP-listed 302 W. Walnut St. 35°25′27″N91°27′19″W Bradford, Arkansas Bungalow/Craftsman architecture[7]
3 Yell Masonic Lodge Hall 1876 built 1984 NRHP-listed Off AR 68 36°15′47″N93°19′18″W Carrollton, Arkansas Constructed jointly by Beyers Masonic Lodge and the Bradford city government, the building was shared until the lodge shut down.[15]NRHP-listed for its representation of social history and for its architecture[7]
4 Chester Masonic Lodge and Community Building 1942 built 2000 NRHP-listed Jct. of Front and Dickson Sts. 35°40′51″N94°10′34″W Chester, Arkansas Purpose built as a Masonic Hall, it was constructed using materials from both a school and a previous Masonic Hall.[15] Plain traditional style[7]
5 Lee’s Chapel Church and Masonic Hall 1946 built 2001 NRHP-listed Near Cushman 35°54′9″N91°38′32″W Cushman, Arkansas Plain-Traditional style[7]
6 Masonic Temple (El Dorado, Arkansas) 1924 built 2001 NRHP-listed 106-108 N. Washington 33°12′44″N92°39′49″W El Dorado, Arkansas Built in 1924 in Art Deco and revival architectural styles.[7] It was constructed jointly and shared by Lee’s Chapel Methodist Church and Montgomery Lodge No. 360.[15] The lodge subsequently moved to Cave City.[16]
7 Fort Smith Masonic Temple 19__ built 1992 NRHP-listed 200 N. 11th St. 35°23′9″N94°25′6″W Fort Smith, Arkansas Includes Art Deco, Exotic Revival, Egyptian Revival architecture.[7]
8 Hampton Masonic Lodge Building 1920 built 2008 NRHP-listed 115 S. 2nd St. Hampton, Arkansas Early Commercial style.[7] Built as a commercial building, the Hampton Masonic Lodge was the first tenant in the upstairs space.[17] The upstairs space was later used by the Farmers Home Administration and several mercantile establishments before being acquired by the county for use as a public library.[18]
9 Knob School-Masonic Lodge 19__ built 1991 NRHP-listed AR 141 36°16′53″N90°27′0″W Knob, Arkansas Bungalow/Craftsman, Vernacular Craftsman[7]
10 Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge No. 18 1858 built 1987 NRHP-listed Off AR 172 33°16′18″N92°49′36″W Lisbon, Arkansas Built in 1858.[7] Purpose built to be a Masonic hall, and still used as such, the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas believes it may be the oldest building in the state still used for its original purpose by its original owner.[19]
11 Masonic Temple (Pine Bluff, Arkansas) 1902 built 1978 NRHP-listed 4th and State St. 34°13′35″N92°0′9″W Pine Bluff, Arkansas NRHP-listed for its architecture and its representation of social history.[7]Purpose built in a Neoclassical style to house an African American Masonic order.[15]
12 Russellville Masonic Temple 1926 built 2005 NRHP-listed 205 S. Commerce 35°16′39″N93°8′7″W Russellville, Arkansas Classical Revival[7] Built as a Masonic Temple with the first floor rented to the city for use as the city Hall. In 1943 the city bought the building, paid off the mortgage and rented the second floor to the Masons. As of 2001, the Masons were preparing to vacate the second floor.[20]

 

 

 

 

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