Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia)

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Masonic Temple
Parkersburg Masonic Temple.jpg
Front and southern side
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia) is located in the US
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
Location 900 Market St., Parkersburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°16′4″N 81°33′22″W / 39.26778°N 81.55611°W / 39.26778; -81.55611Coordinates: 39°16′4″N 81°33′22″W / 39.26778°N 81.55611°W / 39.26778; -81.55611
Area less than one acre
Built 1915
Architect Packard, Frank L.
Architectural style Classical Revival
Part of Avery Street Historic District (#86000849)
MPS Downtown Parkersburg MRA
NRHP reference # 82001779[1]
Added to NRHP October 8, 1982

The Masonic Temple is a historic Masonic Lodge building located at Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. It was built in 1903, and is a three-story, three-bay wide, red brick building with stone trim in the Classical Revival style. It features elliptical bays flanking the central bay on the front facade.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982,[1] and it is a contributing property to the Avery Street Historic District, which was designated and listed on the National Register in 1986.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Eliza Smith, Christina Mann (December 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Masonic Temple" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-10. 
  3. ^ Michael J. Pauley (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Avery Street Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. p. 35. Retrieved 2012-11-04.