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Masonic Temple (Register-Call Building)

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Register-Call Building
1862. 109 Eureka St.

Colorado's second oldest newspaper, the Central City Register-Call, published weekly since 1862, was issued until 1996 from this three-story granite building. When the newspaper ran into red ink, it sold the building to the Masons, who added the third-story lodge hall and leased space to the newspaper. Central City's pioneer photographer, Joseph Collier, whose work documents the rapid, early evolution of the county, had a studio here. In one of the few structures to survive the 1874 fire, heavy metal fire shutters guard the door at the top of the wooden steps of Register Alley.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Masonic Temple (Register-Call Building)", [Central City, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-GL04.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 191-192.

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