Historic Architecture Downtown Richmond:
A Walking Tour

Odd Fellows, I.O.O.F. Building
735 East Main Street

Italianate (1868)

The Odd Fellows building was considered one of the finest buildings in Richmond at the time it was completed in 1868. The Italian architectural detail is very fine with corner quoins, iron storefronts, shallow center pavilions and peaked gables. The center pavilions are triple window bays in the second and third stories. The first and second floors are offices, while the third floor is lodge rooms. The South 8th Street addition to the building was completed in 1888.

Photo: Odd Fellows, I.O.O.F. Building at 735 East Main Street, Richmond, Indiana

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Acknowledgments & Notices

Note: This is the web-based incarnation of a brochure originally published in 2010. While the history is still very valuable, other information may no longer be accurate. Information updated by WayNet will be listed in this orange color.

Original brochure produced by Center City Development Corporation.

Brochure Committee:

  • Lynn L. Johnstone
  • Greg Bottorff
  • Julie Dishman
Special thanks to:
  • Morrisson-Reeves Library Staff:
    • Sue King, Archivist
    • Doris Ashbrook, Reference Services
  • Wayne County Historical Museum:
    • Jim Harlan Director

This project was made possible by a grant from the Richmond Urban Enterprise Association.

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