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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Masonic Temple

Historic Site

 

Shreveport

 
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By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. Masonic Temple Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1937. Designed by local architect Ted Flaxman. One of Shreveport's best examples of Modern Style. The building originally featured glass brick above the entrance.
 
Erected by Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Location. 32° 29.665′ N, 93° 44.502′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Creswell Avenue and Wichita Street, on the right when traveling north on Creswell Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1805 Creswell Avenue, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. George Greek Orthodox Church (a few steps from this marker); Davidson House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pleasant Hall (about 700 feet away); Noel Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eglin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sewall House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Line Avenue School (approx. mile away); Old Agudath Achim Synagogue (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
More about this marker. This marker was put in place a “Historic Sites Signs Projects” by joint efforts between the City of Shreveport, Bossier City, Caddo Parish, & Bossier Parish, which began in 1995 and ran for 12 years. The Highland Area Partnership of Shreveport spearheaded the effort in the first place. Bob Marak designed the signs, the Shreveport City sign shop produced them, Eric J. Brock (historian in Shreveport) wrote the texts. This marker program was sponsored by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and was coordinated by Eric J. Brock, local historian, and Robert J Marak The project included many historic sites already marked by the state of Louisiana and resulted in 142 markers placed in the Shreveport-Bossier area.
 
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By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
2. Masonic Temple Marker
ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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