Carnegie Library (North Tonawanda, New York)

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Carnegie Library
North Tonawanda Carnegie Library Nov 08.JPG
North Tonawanda Carnegie Library, November 2008
Carnegie Library (North Tonawanda, New York) is located in New York
Carnegie Library (North Tonawanda, New York)
Location 249 Goundry St., North Tonawanda, New York
Coordinates 43°1′35″N 78°52′9″W / 43.02639°N 78.86917°W / 43.02639; -78.86917Coordinates: 43°1′35″N 78°52′9″W / 43.02639°N 78.86917°W / 43.02639; -78.86917
Built 1903
Architect Joralemon, E.E.
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

95000851

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Added to NRHP July 14, 1995

Carnegie Library is a historic library building located at North Tonawanda in Niagara County, New York. It was designed and built in 1903, with funds provided by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It is one of 3,000 such libraries constructed between 1885 and 1919, and one of 107 in New York State. Carnegie provided $20,000 toward the construction of the North Tonawanda library. It is a low one-story brick structure with basement in the Classical Revival style. The interior features wood paneling, elaborate plaster moldings and trim, mosaic tile floors, and a large stained glass skylight.

The building functioned as a library until 1976, when it became home to the Carnegie Art Center of the Tonawandas' Council on the Arts.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

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