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North view of the Masonic Temple

The National Masonic temple stands 333 feet high and was constructed entirely with contributions from members of the Masonic Fraternity and dedicated to the memory of perhaps the most famous Mason: George Washington, on May 12, l932.

The tower sections are Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. The tower is capped with an Egyptian pyramidPyramid
A pyramid is a building where the outer surfaces are triangular and converge at a point. The base of pyramids are usually quadrilateral or trilateral , meaning that a pyramid usually has four or five faces....
, and capped with a flame-like finial, as a homage to the lighthouse of Alexandria.

Recent comments

I think you made a mistake in describing quadrilateral (four faces) and trilateral (THREE faces, not five) pyramids. thanks.

Posted by Andi (guest) on Sun 27 Jun 2010 07:31:02 PM EDT

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