Odd Fellows Hall

Orleans,  MA

 

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 The Lodge was originally constructed as a schoolhouse in the 1850’s and became the Orleans Odd Fellows Hall a few decades later. Over the past 125 years, membership dwindled and the building was vacant for some time. In 2007 interest in reestablishing the Fraternal Order was energized and a plan was implemented to restore the original structure and develop an overall master plan to bring the building up to code, including complete accessibility. The lodge will now have a theatre in the lower level, a community room on the main level and the Odd Fellows Members’ Room on the second floor. The addition incorporates the entrance lobby/atrium, circulation for all levels (including second means of egress) and service spaces. Filtered light permeates the entire atrium volume and illuminates the theatre lobby below grade. A terrace has been designed to extend the functions and events to meld into the landscape. The contemporary addition is scaled and detailed to harmonize with the historic structure.

     

78 Scraggy Neck Road, Cataumet, MA / T 508.564.4656 / © All Rights Reserved

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