Knights of Pythias Building (Fort Worth, Texas)

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Knights of Pythias Building
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Knights of Pythias Building (Fort Worth, Texas) is located in Texas
Knights of Pythias Building (Fort Worth, Texas)
Location 315 Main St., Fort Worth, Texas
Coordinates 32°45′19″N 97°19′52″W / 32.75528°N 97.33111°W / 32.75528; -97.33111Coordinates: 32°45′19″N 97°19′52″W / 32.75528°N 97.33111°W / 32.75528; -97.33111
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1901; restored 1981
Architect Sanguinet & Staats, 1901; Thomas E. Woodward & Associates, 1988
Architectural style Medieval
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 70000761[1]
Added to NRHP April 28, 1970

The Knights of Pythias Building is an historic three-story redbrick Knights of Pythias building located at 315 Main Street in Fort Worth, Texas. Also known as the Knights of Pythias Castle Hall, it was built in 1901 on the site of an 1881 structure, the first ever Pythian Castle Hall built, which had burned earlier the same year. The building housed the city's first offset printing press and coin-operated laundry. On April 28, 1970, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The building is also a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (RTHL). In 1981 it was restored by and is now part of the Sundance Square area of downtown Fort Worth. The lead tenant in the building today is Haltom's Jewelers. [1] [2] [3]

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