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Carnegie Library of Atlanta, 126 Carnegie Way, Atlanta, Fulton County, GA



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Item Title


Location
126 Carnegie Way, Atlanta, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-1216
Significance: Was one of the few extant examples of Beaux Arts Classicism in Atlanta. When built, was the first free public library supported by a Georgia city. Name derives from a $100,000 donation from Andrew Carnegie toward the building's construction cost.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EASTERN HALF OF NORTH FRONT
2. WESTERN HALF OF NORTH FRONT
3. NORTH FRONT AND EAST SIDE
4. EAST SIDE
5. 1950 ADDITION TO WEST END
6. NORTH FRONT, ENTRANCE AND FLANKING WINDOWS
7. NORTH FRONT, ENTRANCE AND WINDOWS TO WEST
8. NORTH FRONT, DETAIL OF FIRST STORY WINDOW
9. NORTH FRONT, DETAIL OF DECORATION ABOVE ENTRANCE
10. NORTH FRONT, DETAIL OF COLUMNS AND ENTABLATURE
11. NORTH FRONT, DETAIL OF COLUMN CAPITALS AND ENTABLATURE
12. INTERIOR, MAIN ENTRANCEWAY
13. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, EAST READING ROOM, SOUTHEAST CORNER
14. INTERIOR, FIRST FLOOR, WEST READING ROOM, LOOKING SOUTH
15. INTERIOR, BASEMENT, EAST READING ROOM, ELEVATION OF 'UNCLE REMUS' MANTLE
16. INTERIOR, BASEMENT, EAST READING ROOM, OBLIQUE VIEW OF 'UNCLE REMUS' MANTL
17. INTERIOR, BASEMENT, EAST READING ROOM, 'UNCLE REMUS' MANTLE, DETAIL OF MANTLE TILES
18. INTERIOR, ROOF TRUSSES, LOOKING TOWARD NORTHEAST
19. INTERIOR, ROOF TRUSSES, DETAIL, LOOKING EAST
20. Photocopy of photograph, circa 1903 INTERIOR, MAIN ENTRANCEWAY PRIOR TO ALTERATION
21. Photocopy of photograph, circa 1903 INTERIOR, REFERENCE READING ROOM


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