Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

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Eagle Rock Branch Library
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Center for the Arts Eagle Rock
Location 2225 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA
Coordinates 34°8′22.51″N 118°12′53.69″W / 34.1395861°N 118.2149139°W / 34.1395861; -118.2149139Coordinates: 34°8′22.51″N 118°12′53.69″W / 34.1395861°N 118.2149139°W / 34.1395861; -118.2149139
Built 1927
Architect Henry C. Newton; Robert D. Murray
Architectural style Mission Revival-Spanish Colonial Revival
MPS Los Angeles Branch Library System TR
NRHP Reference # 87001004
LAHCM # 292
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 19, 1987[2]
Designated LAHCM June 18, 1985[1]

Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, formerly known as the Eagle Rock Branch Library and the Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center, is a historic Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style building in Eagle Rock, in north-central Los Angeles County, California.

Library[edit]

The building was built in 1915 as a Carnegie library, named the Eagle Rock Carnegie Library.[3] It was rebuilt in 1927,[3] and then became the Eagle Rock Branch Library in the Los Angeles Public Library system. The library was closed in 1981 when a larger accessible facility opened.

History[edit]

In 1997 the Cultural Affairs Department established The Eagle Rock Community Cultural Center (ERCCC) to provide cultural events to the community. [4] The Eagle Rock Community Cultural Association soon began doing business as Center for the Arts Eagle Rock (CFAER), located at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Rockland, one block west of Eagle Rock Boulevard, in the Eagle Rock district of Los Angeles.[3]

The building was declared a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument on 6/18/1985.[5] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Los Angeles Department of City Planning (2007-09-07). "Historic – Cultural Monuments (HCM) Listing: City Declared Monuments" (PDF). City of Los Angeles. Retrieved 2008-06-08. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ a b c "Eagle Rock Time Line". Retrieved 2007-08-29. 
  4. ^ "Eagle Rock History". Retrieved 2015-06-16. 
  5. ^ "Eagle Rock: Community Pride Through Triumph and Tribulations, by Jean Won and Jan Lin". Retrieved 2007-08-29. 

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