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Odd Fellows Building & Auditorium, 228-250 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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Item Title
Odd Fellows Building & Auditorium, 228-250 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA

Location
228-250 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-1170-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-59).
Building/structure dates: 1911 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1939 subsequent work
National Register Number: 76000631
Significance: It constituted the first large-scale, black-owned, black-operated, multiple use complex in Atlanta. Built in 1911-13 for the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, the complex was the brainchild of Benjamin J. Davis, politician, newspaper publisher and principal organizer of the Odd Fellows. The 2 structures originally housed small shops, major black business offices, a 1300-seat auditorium and movie theater, fraternal order offices and lodge rooms, professional services, vocational schools, and a social club...

Subjects
African Americans
Office Buildings
Auditoriums


Related Names
Davis, Benjamin Jefferson
Fulton Social Club
Edwards, William A.
Pharrow, Robert
Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.)


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SOUTH(FRONT) AND EAST(SIDE) FACADES
2. EAST(SIDE) AND SOUTH (FRONT) FACADES
3. EAST AND SOUTH (FRONT) FACADES SHOWING AUDITORIUM
4. AUDITORIUM, WEST FACADE
5. LOOKING NORTHEAST TOWARD AUDITORIUM AND ODD FELLOWS BUILDING
6. SOUTH(FRONT) FACADE OF AUDITORIUM
7. SOUTH FACADE OF AUDITORIUM AND BUILDING
8. FRONT OF ODD FELLOWS BUILDING FROM THIRD FLOOR OF HERNDON BUILDING
9. WEST AND NORTH FACADES OF COMPLEX
10. DETAIL, SOUTH FACADE OF AUDITORIUM
11. DETAIL, WEST FACADE OF BUILDING, TYPICAL NORTH AND SOUTH WINDOW SPANDREL PANELS
12. EAST ENTRANCE OF ODD FELLOWS BUILDING
13. DETAIL, SOUTH ENTRANCE OF ODD FELLOWS BUILDING
14. SOUTH ENTRANCE OF ODD FELLOWS BUILDING
15. LOOKING NORTHEAST ON ROOF OF AUDITORIUM
16. INTERIOR DOORWAY, SECOND FLOOR, ODD FELLOWS BUILDING
17. LOBBY ODD FELLOWS BUILDING


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