Almas Temple

One of the city's few examples of exotic revivalism; home of the local Shriners chapter, chartered in 1886; exceptional polychrome glazed terra cotta facade of Moorish inspiration; built 1929 30 (Allen Hussell Potts, architect); facade dismantled and reconstructed west of the original site (1989-90).

DC designation September 3, 1981

Street Address:

1315 K Street, NW [map]

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“Almas Temple,” DC Historic Sites, accessed July 27, 2017,
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