Masonic Temple (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)

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Masonic Temple
Masonic Temple, Pine Bluff, Arkansas.jpg
Masonic Temple (Pine Bluff, Arkansas) is located in Arkansas
Masonic Temple (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)
Masonic Temple (Pine Bluff, Arkansas) is located in USA
Masonic Temple (Pine Bluff, Arkansas)
Location 4th and State St., Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Coordinates 34°13′35″N 92°0′9″W / 34.22639°N 92.00250°W / 34.22639; -92.00250Coordinates: 34°13′35″N 92°0′9″W / 34.22639°N 92.00250°W / 34.22639; -92.00250
Area 0.9 acres (0.36 ha)
Built 1902
Architect Gibbs & Sanders; Helton,W.S.
Part of Pine Bluff Commercial Historic District (#08000438)
NRHP Reference # 78000599[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 30, 1978
Designated CP May 20, 2008

The Masonic Temple is a historic fraternal and commercial building at East Fourth Avenue and State Street in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. It is a four story brick building, built between 1902 and 1904 by the state's African-American Masonic lodge, the Sovereign Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons. It was at the time Pine Bluff's tallest building. The ground floor held retail space, the second floor professional offices, and the upper floors were devoted to the Masonic organizations.[2]

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Masonic Temple" (PDF). Arkansas Preservation. Retrieved 2015-11-24.