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Moolah Temple

North St. Louis and Grand Center 094

The Moolah Temple’s original purpose, that of the Order of the Mystic Shrine, is now hosted in another building out west, and its new use as a movie theater works well.

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Moorish Revival architecture is interesting in that is Islamic architecture built by non-Muslims. It is fanciful, perhaps historically inaccurate, but it provides a nice break from the classicizing architecture of Lindell.

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