Sacramento Masonic Temple
Sacramento Masonic Temple The Masonic Temple, built between 19113 and 1918 is considered one of the most intact architectural period pieces in Sacramento. In 2001 the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Masonic Temple in Sacramento is a uniquely handsome building and an outstanding representative of fine craftsmanship and rich design for its era. Its unusual design draws from several architectural style and design motifs to creative a varied and rich, if unusual, combination of images. The building also possesses a medieval quality that suits the Knight Templar figures guarding the entry, as well as the origins of the organization the building represents. The Temple is uniquely intact, with its original Lodge rooms and claborate ornament, functioning original Otis elevator, light fixtures designer specifically for the building, oak pancling and oak doors with inlaid wood, stained glass windows, HVAC system in its original condition, hardware, marble-faced stairs and restrooms, cast bronze balustrades, highly unusual terra cotta design features, and grand auditorium space. The building has a presence of its own, strongly reflecting its era and its unique artistic expression. The Atmosphere The Sacramento Masonic Temple has been the location of choice for hundreds of weddings, holiday parties, corporate meetings, political and charity fundraisers and banquets. The stunning 8000 Square foot room accommodates 100-450 guests for a sit-down meal, or upto 600 for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. It is the largest venue in Sacramento and its conveniently located near the state capital; the sacramento Masonic Temple offers convenient parking and easy access to Interstate 5.