Morocco Temple

Also known as: Morocco Temple Ancient Arabic Order, Nobless, Mystic Shrine o
219 Newnan St, Jacksonville, Florida

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Description 

Designed in 1910 by M.J. Klutho, Jacksonville's most prominent early twentieth-century architect, the Morocco Temple has a blending of Egyptian Revival detailing and Wrightian massing unique in his oeuvre; it is the home of the oldest chapter of Shriners in Florida. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 29, 1979
Reference number
79000668
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; American Movement: Prairie School; Other architectural type; Egyptian
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Clubhouse; Meeting hall
Current functions
Meeting hall; Clubhouse
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1910; 1911

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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