The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is housed in one of the most glorious pieces of architecture to be found in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Originally built as the Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral, the building is significant as an example of the work of Raymond M. Hood. Today the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple operates the facility as a regional performance and cultural hub. The Center serves as the residence for tours of Broadway musicals, the Northeast Pennsylvania Philharmonic, and national concert tours while hosting many of the areas top regional companies. The Center runs it season beginning in the fall until the spring of each year. (Although events continue all year round).