Scottish Rite Cathedral (San Antonio, Texas)
Scottish Rite Cathedral
|Location||308 Ave. E, San Antonio, Texas|
|Architect||Green, Herbert M.; Cameron, Ralph H.|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||96000068|
|Added to NRHP||February 16, 1996|
It is a 5.5-story building in the style of a classic revival temple, and serves as a headquarters and meeting place for Scottish Rite Masonry in San Antonio, and for the South Texas Region. The building also frequently serves as an event hall for performing arts and various cultural events.
The building features notable architectural elements including: gabled front portico, Corinthian columns, a terracotta frieze, and elaborately sculpted bronze front doors featuring George Washington and Sam Houston which were created by Pompeo Coppini. Coppini was a thirty-second degree member of the San Antonio Consistory. In 1936, sculptor Coppini was one of the honored guests who delivered an address at the November 15 dedication and installation of the doors.
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- Texas State Historical Commission. "Scottish Rite Cathedral".
- State Historical Commission. "Texas Historical Marker, Scottish Rite Cathedral". Retrieved 25 December 2011.
- "Capstone Reunion of Scottish Rites Bodies November 15". The Victoria Advocate. 9 November 1926.