Scottish Rite, House of the Temple - Renovation
Location: 16th and R Street, NW, Washington, DC
Contract Amount:$50+ Million
Date of Completion:12/28/2015
The House of the Temple is the headquarters for the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction. It is a National Historic Landmark that houses exhibits and archives of significance to freemasons. The building was designed by John Russell Pope (e.g., National Gallery of Art, National Archives Building, Jefferson Memorial) and completed in 1915. The renovation of the Scottish Rite, House of the Temple is one of the first major renovation projects to use Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). The restoration and renovation project upgraded the building's mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire and life safety systems to current standards, and improved emergency egress and access for the disabled. Elaborate finishes and stonework were protected during the construction process.