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Nashville Public Library East Branch, Nashville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member AlleyCat67
N 36° 10.742 W 086° 45.007
16S E 522470 N 4003834
Quick Description: A former Carnegie Library, still used as a library today.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/25/2017 1:21:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMWP44
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 1

Long Description:
Built 1917-1919, still in use as a public library; listed on National Register of Historic Places, 1982; designed by Clarence K. Colley, Nashville; restored 1998-2000; designated Local Landmark. Grant amount: $25,000

The fourth of the original Carnegie libraries in Nashville, East was praised as an architectural gem when it opened on May 8, 1919. Having survived floods and tornadoes, East was beautifully restored in 2000 to reverse modern renovations made in the 1960s. The building features a limestone exterior, a marble foyer, large chandeliers, oak tables and chairs. East Branch Library is a Metro Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. North Branch Library is the only other surviving Carnegie public library building in Nashville.
Address of Library Building:
206 Gallatin Ave
Nashville, TN United States
37206


Current Use of Building: Library

Year Built (optional): 1917-1919

Website about building: Not listed

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