El Paso Public Library

El Paso Public Library

El Paso Public Library

El Paso Public Library- Main Library

Original Carnegie Library building, built in 1904, expanded in 1921, demolished in 1958. Located in Buckler (now Cleveland) Square, downtown.

Area: Central / Downtown

Source: El Paso Public Library Southwest Collection

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I wish El Paso stopped demolishing its history. This would have been amazing to visit.

Miss Elizabeth Kelly began career in this library.

El Paso Public Library-Main Library

Main Library, constructed 1954, replaced original Carnegie building, which was demolished in 1958. This building was hailed as a perfect example of the "Southwest-style" of architecture.

Area: Central / Downtown

Source: El Paso Public Library Southwest Collection

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Building Faces Oregon Street. Some parts were designed to serve citizens as Civil Defense shelter.

El Paso Public Library-Main Library

2006 addition to Main Library, part of the 2000 Quality of Life bond.

Area: Central / Downtown

Source: El Paso Public Library Southwest Collection

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2021 renovations described , Vic Kolenc, "Mexican American Cultural Center set for construction, "El Paso Times, 16, Sept, 2021 p. 1A.

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