Masonic Temple

Also known as: Masonic Order Lodge #41, AL488
215 N. Main St., Gainesville, Florida

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Description 

The Masonic Temple, Lodge F. & A.M. No. 41 of the Society of Free Masons, located at 215 N. Main St., Gainesville, Florida, was designed by architect J.H.W. Hawkins of Jacksonville, Florida, and constructed by the Eddins Manufacturing Company in 1908. This structure with its symmetrical facades, raised columned portico entry, arched windows, and decorative metal cornice, is a fine example of Neo-Classical architecture. The building is occupied by the Masonic Order. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 29, 1998
Reference number
98000589
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Meeting hall
Current function
Meeting hall
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
1908

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