The Almas Shrine Temple is located just across from Franklin Square and right next to One Franklin Square. As One Franklin Square is one of the largest buildings in Washington DC, it dwarfs the Almas Shrine Temple.
The Almas Shrine Temple is located at 1315 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005. Click Here for Google Map showing the location of the Almas Shrine Temple.
Closest Metro Station: McPherson Square on the Blue and Orange Lines is the nearest Metro Station to One Franklin Square.
Lost Symbol by Dan Brown: Dan Brown describes the Almas Shrine Temple as the headquarters of a mystical order known as the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. The organization is also known as the Shriners. The Almas Shrine Temple is mentioned in Chapters 99, 101, 102 and 105.