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Heritage Museum (Carnegie Library)

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Carnegie Library
1904, Herbert C. Dimick. 192 E. 9th St. (northeast corner of Harrison Ave.)
  • Leadville CO - Carnegie Library (Photo by Kevin Majeau)

Herbert Dimick, a Leadville architect, designed this two-story brick library, trimmed in gray sandstone but without the Neoclassical detailing usually found on Carnegie buildings. Round-arched doors and windows and the rough-faced sandstone base are its most ornate features. When a new, Modernist library opened at 1115 Harrison, this became a museum housing dioramas and artifacts of Leadville's early days.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "Heritage Museum (Carnegie Library)", [Leadville, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 361-361.

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