Glendale News-Press: Americana at Brand Developer Looks to Buy, Restore Historic Masonic Temple

Rick Caruso's company is closing in on its purchase of the Masonic Temple. By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com Downtown Glendale’s development boom continues as multiunit housing projects pop up, but plans announced this week by Caruso Affiliated aim to breathe new life into a nearly 90-year-old building in the downtown area that stands taller than most of its neighboring structures. Rick Caruso, chief executive of the company, is working to close its purchase of the nine-story Masonic Temple at 232 S. Brand Blvd. — across the street from his company’s outdoor mall, the America at Brand — and is looking to restore it as...