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Arcola Carnegie Public Library
|Location||407 E. Main St., Arcola, Illinois|
|Built by||Morehead, J.P.|
|Architect||Moratz, Paul A.|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival|
|MPS||Illinois Carnegie Libraries MPS|
|NRHP reference No.||02000459|
|Added to NRHP||May 9, 2002|
The Arcola Carnegie Public Library is a Carnegie library located at 407 E. Main St. in Arcola, Illinois. The library was built in 1905 through a $10,000 grant from the Carnegie Foundation. Architect Paul O. Moratz designed the library in the Classical Revival style. The building's front entrance is situated within a Classical gabled portico supported by stone pilasters. The hipped roof of the building features an ornamental cornice along its edge and a cupola at its peak. The building still serves as Arcola's public library and houses a collection of over 18,000 books.
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