Masonic Building (Osceola, Iowa)

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Osceola Masonic Block
Masonic Bldg Osceola Iowa.jpg
Masonic Building (Osceola, Iowa) is located in Iowa
Masonic Building (Osceola, Iowa)
Masonic Building (Osceola, Iowa) is located in the US
Masonic Building (Osceola, Iowa)
Location 101-103 South Main St.
Osceola, Iowa
Coordinates 41°02′05″N 93°45′55″W / 41.03472°N 93.76528°W / 41.03472; -93.76528Coordinates: 41°02′05″N 93°45′55″W / 41.03472°N 93.76528°W / 41.03472; -93.76528
Area less than one acre
Built 1872
Architect O. J. King
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP reference # 10000421[1]
Added to NRHP July 6, 2010

The Masonic Building, also called the Burrows Block, Bank Block, and Masonic Temple stands on the public square in Osceola, Iowa, United States. It was constructed by banker A.H. Burrows in 1872. The upper stories of this Italianate building were used by Osceola Lodge No. 77 of the Ancient Free & Accepted Masons, and the main floor was a bank and hardware store. This building has been placed on Preservation Iowa’s Most Endangered list because of its poor repair and lack of preservation plan.[2] [3] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Cedar Rapids Gazette, Cedar Rapids historic buildings make 'most endangered' list: http://www.gazetteonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090124/NEWS/701249934/1002/NEWS
  3. ^ Preservation Iowa, 2008 Most Endangered Properties, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-01-05. Retrieved 2016-02-08.