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Former Elks Lodge No. 572 - Murphysboro, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 45.855 W 089° 20.245
16S E 294111 N 4182231
Quick Description: Historic former Elks Lodge in Murphysboro, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/2/2009 3:34:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM6AE4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Murphysboro Elks Lodge was built in 1919-1917. The Lodge was designed by architect Rudolph Z. Gill in a Classical Revival style one of few in the style in Murphysboro. The building showcases many Classical Revival architectural featuring including symmetry, porch supported by classical columns, a cornice with a moderate overhang, dentils and wide frieze band The building also features Classical decorative motifs including acantus leaves, fret border, laurel wreaths, scrolls and moldings. The building was used by the Elks until 1994 when they moved to a new building on the southside of town. The building has been renovated and is now used as an event center. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
Physical Address:
1329 Walnut St.
Murphysboro, Illinois


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