Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia)

The Masonic Temple is a historic Masonic Lodge building located at Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. It was built in 1915, and is a three-story, three-bay wide, red brick building with stone trim in the Classical Revival style. It features elliptical bays flanking the central bay on the front facade.[2]

Masonic Temple
Parkersburg Masonic Temple.jpg
Front and southern side
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia) is located in the United States
Masonic Temple (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
Location900 Market St., Parkersburg, West Virginia
Coordinates39°16′4″N 81°33′22″W / 39.26778°N 81.55611°W / 39.26778; -81.55611Coordinates: 39°16′4″N 81°33′22″W / 39.26778°N 81.55611°W / 39.26778; -81.55611
Arealess than one acre
Built1915
ArchitectPackard, Frank L.
Architectural styleClassical Revival
Part ofAvery Street Historic District (ID86000849)
MPSDowntown Parkersburg MRA
NRHP reference No.82001779[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 8, 1982

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982,[1] and it is a contributing property to the Avery Street Historic District, which was designated and listed on the National Register in 1986.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Eliza Smith, Christina Mann (December 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Masonic Temple" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-10.
  3. ^ Michael J. Pauley (July 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Avery Street Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. p. 35. Retrieved 2012-11-04.