Mount Hope Temple
(former Dixwell Branch Library)
New Haven, Connecticut

 

 

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Designed by Norton and Townsend

Neo-Classical Revival Style

555 Dixwell Avenue , New Haven CT  06511

A Brief History of the Building

1913:  Andrew Carnegie gave $60,000 to New Haven to build three branch libraries.

1921:  The branch library was built and opened.

1968:  Library services moved to a new branch called the Stetson Branch, which opened at 200 Dixwell Avenue. That branch was additionally renovated in 1998.

This building now houses a worship center.

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   Information supplied by Kathie Hurley, Public Information Office, New Haven Free Public Library

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