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Scottish Rite Temple

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1927. A Ave. between 6th and 7th streets N.E.

Although their order is Doric, the “primitive” and ponderous scale of the columns comes close to that of the proto-Doric encountered in Egyptian architecture. The main building is balanced by low dependencies, each with its own smaller pedimented portico.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Scottish Rite Temple", [Mount Vernon, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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