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Name:  Carondelet Branch Library
Address:  6800 Michigan Avenue
Architectural Firm/Architect:   Ernst Preisler
Designation: City Landmark
As one of six branch libraries that were built in the 1900-1910 decade, the Carondelet branch of the St. Lousi Public Library was financed partially by funds from Andrew Carnegie.

Built in a simple but imposing style, the building has played an important role in the civil life of Carondelet for many years. On its interior, the structure is graced with oil paintings by Oscar Berninghaus and Frederick Oakes Sylvester. This third in the series of Carnegie branch libraries in St. Louis was opened to the public on June 9, 1908.

Berninghaus, Oscar
Carnegie, Andrew
Preisler, Ernst
Sylvester, Frederick Oakes

Cardondelet Branch Library



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