Odd Fellows Hall (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

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Odd Fellows Hall
Former Odd Fellows building, Cambridge, Massachusetts.jpg
Odd Fellows Hall (Cambridge, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Odd Fellows Hall (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Location

536 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°21′51″N 71°6′9″W / 42.36417°N 71.10250°W / 42.36417; -71.10250Coordinates: 42°21′51″N 71°6′9″W / 42.36417°N 71.10250°W / 42.36417; -71.10250
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1884
Architect Hartwell and Richardson
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
Governing body The Dance Complex, Inc.[1]
MPS Cambridge MRA
NRHP Reference # 82001967[2]
Added to NRHP April 13, 1982

The former Odd Fellows Hall, located at 536 Massachusetts Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States, is an historic building built in 1884 by members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. On April 13, 1982, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It is now The Dance Complex, founded by Rozann Kraus in 1991.

History[edit]

The building was built in 1884 by members of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Like many lodge halls of the time, it had business and commercial space on the ground floor while the lodge hall was upstairs.

Current use[edit]

The Odd Fellows Hall is now owned and run by the Dance Complex, which was formed to buy and save the building.[3] The facilities include 6 dance studios and the Julie Ince Thompson Theatre.[4]

See also[edit]

"IOOF" detail on building

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