Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Public Library, Gilroy, California

[LIB4839] - Website

Currently houses the Gilroy Historical Museum. The Gilroy Carnegie library was the first of William H. Weeks' seven "classic Carnegies" of the Greek temple style, with pediments and columns. The interior is recognized for its central octagonal rotunda and patented skylight. At the corner of Fifth and Church streets in a tree shaded residential neighborhood, it is located near the historic downtown. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. [For more, click here]

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