Odd Fellows Hall (Santa Ana, California)

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Odd Fellows Hall
Odd Fellows Hall, Santa Ana, California.jpg
Odd Fellows Hall (Santa Ana, California) is located in California
Odd Fellows Hall (Santa Ana, California)
Odd Fellows Hall (Santa Ana, California) is located in the United States
Odd Fellows Hall (Santa Ana, California)
Location309-311 N. Main St., Santa Ana, California
Coordinates33°44′51″N 117°51′59″W / 33.74750°N 117.86639°W / 33.74750; -117.86639Coordinates: 33°44′51″N 117°51′59″W / 33.74750°N 117.86639°W / 33.74750; -117.86639
Area0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built1906
ArchitectFunk & Bird; Bradshaw, C. B.
NRHP reference #83001218[1]
Added to NRHPAugust 18, 1983

The Odd Fellows Hall in Santa Ana, California, also known as Odd Fellows Building, was built in 1906. It served historically as a clubhouse and as a commercial building.

It was built by the Santa Ana Lodge No. 236, Independent Order of Odd Fellows. The Santa Ana Register, which became the Orange County Register, was the first tenant, on in its ground floor, and stayed until moving to larger quarters in 1913.[2]

In 1982, before a planned rehabilitation of the building, the Odd Fellows' lodge room, on the second floor, had all of its "elaborate classical woodwork". And the building was one of the last surviving Late Victorian commercial buildings in the city.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

Its NRHP nomination states: "The Odd Fellows' building is a fine building with much character and fine architectural design, unique in Santa Ana's large commercial district."[2]:6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ a b c Diann Marsh and Andrew Deneau (December 27, 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Odd Fellows Hall / Odd Fellows Building". National Park Service. Retrieved October 19, 2016. with two photos from 1906, one from 1930s, seven from 1983

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