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Drawing, Masonic Building, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina

Shelby Masonic Building (Shelby, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Drawing, Masonic Building, Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Egyptian Revival
Masonic buildings
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1104pnc001
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Location:
Shelby (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Shelby Masonic Building (Shelby, Cleveland County, North Carolina)

Architectural note:
This four-story building is one of the major examples of Egyptian Revival architecture in the state. It has lotus columns on each side of the entrance and features stylized wings along the top of the first level.
Historical note:
The Masonic Building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Shelby (N.C.)
Subjects:
Columns
Egyptian Revival
Fraternal lodges
Historic buildings
Lotus (Motif)
Masonic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
Societies' buildings
Wings (Animal components)