HHB Engineers is pleased to be the Mechanical Engineering Consultants for Lord Aeck Sargent Architects out of Atlanta for the renovation of the historic Masonic Lodge in Birmingham located in the 4th Avenue Historic Distric. The building, built between 1922 and 1924, is part of the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument. The original budget established in 2019 is $29M. The building has been closed since 2011.
BhamNow website has a full feature on the renovation with pictures and videos. Read the article here: $29M Renovation Underway for Masonic Temple.
From the article – “The Masonic Temple Building was built between 1922 and 1924 for the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons of Alabama, a fraternal organization. Located in the 4th Avenue Historic District, the building quickly became a center for black-owned businesses in Birmingham.”
Read more about the history of this building on the National Parks Service website here: The Masonic Temple Building.