Riverview Branch Library

Riverview Branch Library is a branch of the Saint Paul Public Library serving the West Side neighborhood of Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. It is a Carnegie library built in 1916. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 for having local significance in the themes of architecture and education.[2] It was nominated for being one of only three Carnegie libraries built in Saint Paul, one of the first projects of Saint Paul city architect Charles A. Hausler, one of the last American libraries built with Carnegie Foundation funding, and for being an important neighborhood landmark in Beaux-Arts style.[3]

Riverview Branch Library
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Riverview Branch Library viewed from the south
Riverview Branch Library is located in Minnesota
Riverview Branch Library
Riverview Branch Library is located in the United States
Riverview Branch Library
Location1 East George Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Coordinates44°55′47.7″N 93°5′5″W / 44.929917°N 93.08472°W / 44.929917; -93.08472Coordinates: 44°55′47.7″N 93°5′5″W / 44.929917°N 93.08472°W / 44.929917; -93.08472
AreaLess than one acre
Built1916
Built byCameron and Company
ArchitectCharles A. Hausler
Architectural styleBeaux-Arts
MPSCarnegie Libraries of St. Paul TR
NRHP reference No.84001672[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 10, 1984

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "St. Paul Carnegie Libraries: Riverview Branch Library". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  3. ^ Carstens, Greg; Mathew Michaud; Patricia Murphy (1981-11-12). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Carnegie Libraries of St Paul TR". National Park Service. Retrieved 2018-04-04. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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