by Borderstan.com May 25, 2011 at 9:00 am 0

Borderstan, Scottish Rite Temple, 16th Street NW

Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on 16th Street NW: Franco works on one of the limestone sphinx.

From Michelle Lancaster. Tell me what I missed on Twitter @MichLancaster.

DC Architecture: The Cairo Background

If you’ve lived around Borderstan for long, you’ve seen the Cairo Building flouting height restrictions. If you’re a big architecture nerd like me, you’ve probably wondered about the past of the building. Let this DCist article pique your interest a bit more, and then go read up on the pool gin parties on your own. It’s worth it.

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