Langhorne Library

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Langhorne Library
Langhorne Library 02.JPG
Langhorne Library. September 2012.
Langhorne Library is located in Pennsylvania
Langhorne Library
Location 160 W. Maple Ave., Langhorne, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°10′31″N 74°55′24″W / 40.17528°N 74.92333°W / 40.17528; -74.92333Coordinates: 40°10′31″N 74°55′24″W / 40.17528°N 74.92333°W / 40.17528; -74.92333
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built 1888
Architect Culver, Newton; Rogers, T. Mellon
Architectural style Late Victorian, Other, Eclectic Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 86000038[1]
Added to NRHP January 9, 1986

Langhorne Library is a historic library building located at Langhorne, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1888, and is a cruciform-shaped, 1 3/4-story, brick structure in a Victorian-Romanesque Revival style. It has a steep, slate covered hipped roof, a narrow cross-gable over the entrance, and smaller gables. The building features pilasters with terra cotta capitals and terra cotta decorative panels. It housed the public library until the 1970s, after which it became home to the Historic Langhorne Association.[2] It continues to house a local history reference library and museum.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] It is located in the Langhorne Historic District, listed in 1987.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Kathryn Ann Auerbach and Jeffrey L. Marshell (September 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Langhorne Library" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-29. 

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