The Odd Fellows, a fraternal order much like the Masons, constructed our building in 1925. They rented the first floor to retailers and held their meetings on the second floor. With no air conditioning in the 20's, the meeting room had large windows and extraordinarily high ceilings to help with summer heat. Our dining room takes advantage of this with dramatic 18ft tall drapes.
In 1949 there was a fire in the building. Offices on the second floor of the brick and masonry structure were gutted and the first floor sustained smoke and water damage. While constructing Eventide, great care was taken to salvage wood for future use. Much of this smoke-stained wood can now be seen in the first floor bar.