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New England Carnegies

A site that honors the libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped to fund

New Haven Free Public Library, Fair Haven Branch

New Haven Connecticut

Architect unknown

Colonial Revival Style

182 Grand Avenue, New Haven CT  06513

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

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

1916:  The Fair Haven Branch library opened.

1993:  The building was renovated.

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

2005 photos