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Detroit Masonic Temple

500 Temple Avenue
Detroit MI United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1920
  Finished1926
Floor Count14
Units / Rooms1,037
Building Uses
 - other
 - theatre
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - neo-gothic
Materials
 - glass
 - stone
 - limestone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof210 ftSanborn Fire Insurance Map

Description
• Architect: George D. Mason & Company.
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• This is the largest Masonic Temple in the world.

• The building contains a 14-story Ritual Tower, a 7-story auditorium/theater building, and a 10-story Shrine Club building.

• The large theater seats 4,404.

• The building has its own powerplant capable of producing electricity for 50,000 homes.

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