Masonic Temple

Also known as: National Museum of Women in the Arts
801 Thirteenth St., NW, Washington, District of Columbia

Photos 

Historic American Buildings Survey Ronald Comedy, Photographer June 1969 SOUTH AND EAST SIDES

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

A post-Civil War fraternal and commercial building whose cornerstone-laying was honored by the presence of the President of the United States. This structure ranks among the most distinguished works of architecture in Washington and is an important visual landmark. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 18, 1987
Reference number
86002920
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Clubhouse
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1903; 1908

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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