Helena Civic Center

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Algeria Shrine Temple
Algeria Shrine Temple (2012) - Lewis and Clark County, Montana.png
Helena Civic Center is located in Montana
Helena Civic Center
Location Neill and Park Aves., Helena, Montana
Coordinates 46°35′43″N 112°2′21″W / 46.59528°N 112.03917°W / 46.59528; -112.03917Coordinates: 46°35′43″N 112°2′21″W / 46.59528°N 112.03917°W / 46.59528; -112.03917
Area 0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Built 1919
Architect Carsley,G.S.; Haire,C.S.
Architectural style Exotic Revival, Moorish Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 88000434[1]
Added to NRHP April 14, 1988

The Helena Civic Center (formerly known as Algeria Shrine Temple)[2] is a Moorish Revival building in Helena, Montana that was built in 1919. The building served as a meeting hall for the Algeria Shriners and had civic functions. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (under the shrine name) in 1988.[1]

The National Register's database records "Historic subfunctions" that include "meeting hall" for the place.[1] Today, the building has a 2,000 seat auditorium and a 15,000 sq. ft. ballroom/exhibition hall. It is currently owned and operated by the City of Helena and available for banquets, craft shows, dances, weddings, trade shows and conferences.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ National Register of Historic Places Montana:Lewis and Clark County
  3. ^ Helena Civic Center

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