Friday, November 14, 2014

Carnegie Library, Streator, Illinois

[LIB11191] - The Streator Public Library is a historic library funded by Andrew Carnegie it was constructed in 1903. The building has been on the US Historic Landmark list since 1996. The interior large white columns which support the upper level are reflective of the front of the exterior of the structure. There is split stair case with spindled balusters that lead to the upper level landing. From the landing there is a close up view of the Fushs paintings that cover the interior of the dome. The large windows are topped with stained glass. At certain times of the day and year the sun will illuminate the glass spectacularly. [Website]

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