Located on the far eastern edge of Baytown, backing up to Cedar Bayou and adjacent to a cemetery, the Masonic Lodge represents a Texas vernacular building type: the gable-fronted public building used for commercial or institutional purposes. The sharp profiles, symmetrical front, uniform sides, white-painted clapboard walls, and sash windows are constituents of this type. Because it remains spatially isolated from suburbia, the lodge retains a tangible sense of connection to the pre-urban (and suburban) landscape of the Texas coastal plain.
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Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge No. 321 AF and AM Hall
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