Anderson Center for the Arts
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Carnegie Public Library
Front of the building
|Location||32 W. 10th St., Anderson, Indiana|
|Area||Less than 1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Thompson and Millspaugh; Richards, McCarty, and Bulford|
|NRHP Reference #||85000603|
|Added to NRHP||March 21, 1985|
The Anderson Center for the Arts is located in downtown Anderson, Indiana at 32 West 10th Street in the former Carnegie Library building. The building, as Carnegie Public Library, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The center is located in the Beaux-Arts-style former Carnegie library. Andrew Carnegie provided a $50,000 grant for the building's construction. The building features a 35-foot (11 m) high rotunda with a 40-foot (12 m) stained glass domed ceiling and marble floors. The library moved to a new facility in 1987.
The museum specializes in collecting Indiana and contemporary art.
- Anderson: A Pictorial History by Esther Dittlinger, copyright 1990, page 192.