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Masonic Temple

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1911. 509–511 E. Main St.

Above a storefront with recessed entries, four stout Doric columns flank an inset portico in this fraternal temple. Its domed second-story hall hosted some of the 100 boxing matches Jack Dempsey fought between 1912 and 1914. The Masons have moved out, and their hall now houses jazzercise sessions.

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Author: 
Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Masonic Temple", [Montrose, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-MO07.

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 580-580.

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