The Grand Lodge of the Free and Accepted Masons
Make no mistake about it.
This is a beautiful building.
Please indulge yourself and enjoy the full virtual tour here.
The Grand Lodge building is just across the street from
Intricate stone work.
Philadelphia Historical Commission.
It is also a National Historical Landmark.
It looks to still be in use?
we were given an impromptu tour of the temple.
The Benjamin Franklin Room is behind
these massive doors.
The Rear Staircase.
Ceiling detail of the Grand Banquet Room.
Another ceiling view of the Banquet Room.
Each room had exquisite ceilings.
Our knowledgeable guide tells us about the room and building.
The Egyptian Hall.
All the details have been matched to the room's theme.
Rear Staircase Hall.
building. It is all stone and plaster.
Remember - this is not wood, but plaster.
Amazing ceiling in an upper hall.
Looking down the hallway.
Another spectacular ceiling.