Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Tripoli Shrine

The Tripoli Mosque on Wisconsin Avenue is fashioned after the Taj Mahal. It is home to the Shriners for the city of Milwaukee and state of Wisconsin. Completed in 1928, the buliding is on the Register of National Historic Places. The Shriners support a network of hospitals that serve children with orthopedic and burn care to children under 18, and the care is provided free of charge. The building was recently made available for rentals. If you'd like to learn more about the Shriners, the temple, or their philanthropic efforts, you can read about it on their website.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

That is beautiful! Very eye-catching!