Bemidji Carnegie Library

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Bemidji Carnegie Library
Bemidji Carnegie Library.jpg
Bemidji Carnegie Library from the west-northwest
Bemidji Carnegie Library is located in Minnesota
Bemidji Carnegie Library
Bemidji Carnegie Library is located in the US
Bemidji Carnegie Library
Location 426 Bemidji Ave., Bemidji, Minnesota
Coordinates 47°28′22″N 94°52′44″W / 47.47278°N 94.87889°W / 47.47278; -94.87889Coordinates: 47°28′22″N 94°52′44″W / 47.47278°N 94.87889°W / 47.47278; -94.87889
Area less than one acre
Built 1909
Architect Haxby & Gillespie
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 80001936[1]
Added to NRHP November 25, 1980

The Bemidji Carnegie Library was designed by architects Haxby & Gillespie and was built in 1909. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1] It served as Bemidji, Minnesota's library until 1961.[2]

In 2012 there is a campaign to raise funds to save the library from demolition.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Bemidji Carnegie Library re-use study" (PDF). 2009. 
  3. ^ campaign, with historic and current photos