Hollywood Masonic Temple

Hollywood Masonic Temple

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Hollywood Masonic Temple

Hollywood Masonic Temple, now known as the El Capitan Entertainment Centre and also formerly known as Masonic Convention Hall, is a building on Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The building, built in 1921, was designed by architect John C. Austin, also noted as the lead architect of the Griffith Observatory. The Masons operated the temple until 1982, when they sold the building after several years of declining membership. The 34,000-square-foot building was then converted into a theater and nightclub, and ownership subsequently changed several times, until it was bought by the Walt Disney Company's Buena Vista Pictures Distribution in 1998 for Buena Vista Theatres, Inc.

Location
6840 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, California
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Coordinates
34°6′4.73″N 118°20′24.5″W
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Built
1921; 98 years ago (1921)
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Architect
John C. Austin
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Architectural style
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SIGNIFICANT DATES

Added to NRHP
28 February 1985
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Designated LAHCM
12 June 1984
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