Joplin Carnegie Library (NRIS 79001377)
9th and Wall Sts.,
Missouri. County/parish: Jasper.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 10, 1979.
Also known as:
- Joplin Library Building
- Joplin Public Library
- Joplin Carnegie Library
- The Joplin Carnegie Library is a historic Carnegie library located at Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri. It was built in 1902, and is a two-story, Classical Revival style steel frame building sheathed in brick and white Carthage marble. It measures 79 feet by 86 feet and features a pedimented Ionic order porch which is distyle in antis. A four-bay two story addition was added in 1916. Andrew Carnegie provided $40,000 for its construction.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79001377