Friday, November 11, 2011

Public Library, Plainfield, New Jersey

[LIB4876] - In 1911, Mr. Carnegie agreed to donate $50,000 for a new building. The Carnegie Building was completed in 1912 and included a large and airy, light-filled Reading Room with a 22-foot high ceiling. There was also a stack room that held 45,000 volumes and a basement lecture room that accommodated 125 people. [read more at the Website of the Plainfield Public Library]

Razed c.1967

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