Odd Fellows Hall (La Grange, California)
Odd Fellows Hall
|Location||Yosemite Blvd., La Grange, California|
|Area||0.2 acres (0.081 ha)|
|Architectural style||Vernacular Greek Revival|
|MPS||La Grange MRA|
|NRHP reference #||79003467|
|Added to NRHP||August 24, 1979|
The Odd Fellows Hall in La Grange, California was built in 1855. Also known as I.O.O.F. Building, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It served historically as a clubhouse and as a meeting hall.
It has a porch, likely added later in the century, decorated with jigsaw work.
It is a tall two-story wood building on a rubble stone foundation. The slope of its roof, together with its front-facing gable with box cornice returns, gives the impression of a pediment; this is one of its vernacular Greek Revival elements. Other such elements are its narrow pilasters and its three bay front with a central doorway. Its trim, which a photo shows is now painted blue, seems to have been originally painted green, contrasting with white for the building's clapboard siding, in a New England-style color scheme often used in California in the mid-1800s.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "State of California Department of Parks and Recreation / Historic Resources Inventory: Odd Fellows Hall / I.O.O.F. Building" (PDF). National Park Service. 1979. Retrieved October 21, 2016. with two photos from 1978
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