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Saint John's Masonic Lodge and Theater -- Plan of balcony, plan of gallery

St. John's Masonic Lodge and Theater (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Saint John's Masonic Lodge and Theater -- Plan of balcony, plan of gallery
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Floor plans
Balconies
Galleries (Upper level spaces)
Original Format:
Linens
Item identifier:
ncar1596-001-bx0001-015-001_0002
Genre:
Design and construction documents
Architectural drawings
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Herbert Woodley Simpson papers, 1888-1941 (NCAR1596) held by State Archives of 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 the North Carolina State Archives.
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: Saint John's Masonic Lodge and Theater (New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina)

Architectural note:
The exterior and the first story of the interior were remodeled in 1904 and 1947.
Historical note:
The structure was built as the masonic lodge's first permanent home. The theater on the first floor, not pictured, has remained in use since 1805. The lodge room features trompe l'oeil painting that dates to 1860. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Masonic buildings
Societies' buildings
Fraternal lodges
Theaters
Trompe l’oeil painting
Historic buildings
Renovation (Architecture)
Historic buildings -- Remodeling
National Register of Historic Places
Balconies
Galleries (Upper level spaces)
Lobbies (Rooms)
Orchestras (Audience spaces)
Orchestras (Stage spaces)
Latitude, Longitude:
35.1105180842, -77.0408535003