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Freemasons Win Legal Battle Over Detroit Masonic Temple

REPRINTED FROM THE DETROIT NEWS. Detroit — The Masons have won their legal battle over who owns Detroit’s Masonic Temple, the largest building of its kind. “We won! All counts related to any claims of ownership of the Masonic is over. It it is clearly owned by the Masons,” said Bradley Dizik, special adviser to the […]

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Detroit Makes a Deal

The world’s largest Masonic Temple entered an agreement Thursday with Wayne County officials to get out of tax foreclosure and Temple officials also said downtown titan Dan Gilbert is exploring the idea of investing in the historic neo-Gothic building. The Masonic Temple Association and the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office agreed on a payment plan on the $152,000 […]

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Downtown Renaissance to Benefit Temple Ave?

An Illitch news media release announces the proposal for a massive building project amounting to more than $600 million in downtown Detroit.  While no location for this complex has been settled upon, the area would likely include a new multi-purpose sports area to house the Red Wings as well as prop up commercial and residential […]

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Detroit Masonic Temple: From Grandeur to Ghetto

This article was originally published in Issue 3 of Masonic Magazine. By Stephen Dafoe The Poet’s Tears & The Masons’ Shame Robbie Burns is standing in Detroit’s Cass Park with his arms folded. The poet’s stance suggests that he might be contemplating his next literary work, except for the tears in his eyes. Looking northward […]

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Hotbed Around The Masonic Temple?

Bro. Luke came across this article in the Free Press today and it seems very timely… new stadiums anyone? Hard to say for sure, but it lends a lot to why 100 Temple Avenue is a hot commodity at the moment. I also can’t help that in another article, the Temple is referred to as […]

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Thoughts On Our Temple

Click Here To See A Video Of The Detroit Masonic Temple Anyone who has seen the Detroit Masonic Temple cannot help but admire it and many I have met are left with a strong desire to help protect its future. Taking part in that process involves navigating a political network of lodges, chapters, boards, and […]

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The Detroit Masonic Temple: The Largest Masonic Temple In The World

Dedicated November 25, 1926, this 1037 room, 14 story building was unique among Masonic buildings because all of the various Masonic bodies were housed in the same structure.

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