Joplin Carnegie Library (NRIS 79001377)

Address: 9th and Wall Sts., Joplin, 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

From Wikipedia:

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.

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Architects:

  • Michaelis, August C.

Architectural styles:

  • Classical Revival

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79001377

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