New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch

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New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch
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New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch, December 2008
New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch is located in New York City
New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch
Location 503 and 505 W. 145th St., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°49′32″N 73°56′54″W / 40.82556°N 73.94833°W / 40.82556; -73.94833Coordinates: 40°49′32″N 73°56′54″W / 40.82556°N 73.94833°W / 40.82556; -73.94833
Area less than one acre
Built 1905
Architect McKim, Mead & White
Architectural style Renaissance, Italian Renaissance
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

81000410

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Added to NRHP July 23, 1981

New York Public Library, Hamilton Grange Branch is a historic library building located in Washington Heights, New York, New York. It was designed by McKim, Mead & White and built in 1905-1906. The branch was one of 65 built by the New York Public Library with funds provided by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, 11 of them designed by McKim, Mead & White. It is a three story high, five bay wide building faced in deeply rusticated gray limestone in an Italian Renaissance style. The building features round arched openings on the first floor and bronze lamps and grilles.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.[1]

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