Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque
The Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque is located in downtown Springfield, Missouri on St. Louis Street.
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Heckenlively & Mark; Olson, John|
|NRHP reference No.||82003137|
|Added to NRHP||September 9, 1982|
The Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque (often known locally as "the Shrine Mosque" or simply "the Shrine") is a building of arabesque design located in downtown Springfield, Missouri, United States. It was built in 1923 for a cost of $600,000. It is owned by the Abou Ben Adhem Shriners and for many years was the site of the annual Shrine Circus. The five-story building includes a large auditorium with seating for over 4,000. The name derives from Ibrahim ibn Adham, taken from the poem "Abou Ben Adhem" by Leigh Hunt.
|This article about a property in Greene County, Missouri on the National Register of Historic Places is a stub. You can help popflock.com resource by .|