Scottish Rite Cathedral in about 1934. As early as 1911, interest was keen in the building of a Masonic Temple. The Scottish Rite Temple’s cornerstone was laid in 1921, and construction was completed in 1922. The building was designed by the architectural firm Sutton, Whitney and Dugan. Its style was to “follow closely the ancient architecture of King Solomon.” Now it’s coming down.
Scottish Rite Cathedral in about 1934. As early as 1911, interest was keen in the building of a Masonic Temple. The Scottish Rite Temple’s cornerstone was laid in 1921, and construction was completed in 1922. The building was designed by the architectural firm Sutton, Whitney and Dugan. Its style was to “follow closely the ancient architecture of King Solomon.” Now it’s coming down. Courtesy of Richards Studio and Tacoma Public Library
Scottish Rite Cathedral in about 1934. As early as 1911, interest was keen in the building of a Masonic Temple. The Scottish Rite Temple’s cornerstone was laid in 1921, and construction was completed in 1922. The building was designed by the architectural firm Sutton, Whitney and Dugan. Its style was to “follow closely the ancient architecture of King Solomon.” Now it’s coming down. Courtesy of Richards Studio and Tacoma Public Library

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