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Property Name: Pythian Temple & James Pythian Theater

Other Name:
York Rite Masonic Temple

Multiple Property Name:

National Register Reference Number: 83004295
National Register Listing Date: 1983-11-25 00:00
Address: 861-867 Mt Vernon Ave
City: Columbus
County: Franklin
Category of Property: BUILDING

Applicable Criteria:
Criterion A: Properties that are associated with events that have made significant contribution to broad patterns of our history.

Criterion C: Properties that embody the distinctive characteristics of a type, period, or method of construction or represent the works of a master, or posses high artistic values, or represent a significant and distinguishable entity…





Criterion Consideration:




Significant Person:


Significant Date(s):
1925
1926


Period(s) of Significance:
1925-1949





Area(s) of Significance:
Architecture
Social History
Black



Level(s) of Significance:
LOCAL


Other Designation:



Cultural Affilation(s):





Contributing Building(s): 1 
Contributing Site(s):  
Contributing Structure(s):  
Contributing Object(s):  
Non-Contributing Building(s):  
Non-Contributing Site(s):  
Non-Contributing Structure(s):  
Non-Contributing Object(s):
 


Historic Use(s):

SOCIAL: Clubhouse
SOCIAL: Civic
RECREATION AND CULTURE: Theater





Current Use(s):
SOCIAL: Clubhouse
RECREATION AND CULTURE: Theater






Architectural Style(s):
Colonial Revival



Other Architectural Style:


Architect(s):
L L LeVeque
Evans & Plato

Exterior Materials
  • Foundation(s):
    NONE LISTED

  • Wall(s):
    BRICK
    CONCRETE
  • Roof:
    NONE LISTED

  • Other:
    STONE
    TERRA COTTA

Demolished: False


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