Carnegie City Library - San Luis Obispo, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 35° 16.808 W 120° 39.902
10S E 712360 N 3906609
Quick Description: This is 1 of 21 Carnegie libraries in California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/2/2016 10:41:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMQMC4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Built on the site formerly occupied by Dona Ramona Carrillo Pacheco de Wilson’s two story town house, this building was for 55 years the city library. One of over 1,681 libraries given by Andrew Carnegie to American towns in the early 1900’s, it was built in 1905 by local contractor Joseph Maino, with Wm. H. Weeks as architect. As one of numerous California public buildings designed by Weeks, it shares appearances with Carnegie libraries in Lompoc and Paso Robles.

It is noteworthy that while $10,000 was the Carnegie gift, the cost of the building was underbudget at $9,750. Satisfactory!"
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: No - Internet Access is not available here

Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

Hours of Operation: Not listed

Approximate date of opening.: Not listed

Library Website: Not listed

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