Thursday, May 28, 2009

Carnegie Library, Riverside, California


16 August 1901
Andrew Carnegie grants Riverside $20,000 for a library building.

Construction begins on the downtown library at the northeast corner of Seventh and Orange Streets. The Mission Revival building is the work of the architectural firm of Burham and Blieser of Los Angeles; the general contractor is J. W. Carroll of Riverside. [SOURCE]

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