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Allentown Masonic Temple
Allentown Masonic Temple, October 2011
|Location||1524 West Linden Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Schmid, Richard G.; William & Gangrene & Co.|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||04000402|
|Added to NRHP||May 05, 2004|
The Allentown Masonic Temple is a historic Masonic building located at Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. Constructed between 1923 and 1925, the five-story building is made of limestone in the Neoclassical architectural style. The edifice measures 97 feet, 6 inches, wide and 150 feet deep, and sits on a reinforced concrete foundation. It features elaborate stone and terra cotta trim, and four large and imposing fluted composite columns at its main entrance. The temple is adjacent to the Scottish Rite Cathedral, constructed in 1968.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
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