Masonic Temple Building

Also known as: Twin Cities Lodge #61 Free and Accepted Masons, Elisha Kent Kane Lodge No. 61
241 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Neenah, Wisconsin

NeoClassical style lodge designed by Alexander C. Eschweiler

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Photo taken by J.R. Manning in April 2015

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The NeoClassical style structure was designed by noted Milwaukee architect Alexander Eschweiler of Eschweiler & Eschweiler. It rises two stories in height and is topped with a brick parapet. The central entrance is rectilinear in design and consists of a simple stone surround. A modern replacement entry required changing the surround. The olde lintel read, “MASONIC TEMPLE” but the newer lintel simply has the familiar Masonic square and compass. A pair of tripartite window groupings lies to either side of the entrance. They are separated by brick pilasters that identify bays of the building. The building’s mezzanine level features only a slit window in each bay. A series of three windows occupy each bay along the upper portion of the structure. A dentil molding runs beneath a brick parapet.

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2015: Added by J.R. Manning

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  • J.R. Manning - Lugnuts969 [at] gmail [dot] com