Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre

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Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre
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Front of the building
Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre is located in Indiana
Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre
Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre is located in the US
Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre
Location 215 N. Broadway, Greensburg, Indiana
Coordinates 39°20′17″N 85°29′5″W / 39.33806°N 85.48472°W / 39.33806; -85.48472Coordinates: 39°20′17″N 85°29′5″W / 39.33806°N 85.48472°W / 39.33806; -85.48472
Area less than one acre
Built 1899, 1908
Architect Wood, Colonel
Architectural style Early Commercial, Italianate
Part of Greensburg Downtown Historic District (#95001113)
NRHP reference # 78000028[1]
Added to NRHP March 28, 1978

The Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre, also known as K. of P. Building, is a historic building located at Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana. It was built in 1899 by the Knights of Pythias, and is a three-story brick building that includes Early Commercial and Italianate style design elements. A four-story theater was added to the original building in 1908. The theater closed in 1958.[2]:2, 4

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-08-01.  Note: This includes Van P. Batterton (December 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Knights of Pythias Building and Theatre" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-08-01.  and Accompanying photographs.