New England Carnegies

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

Revere Public Library

Revere, Massachusetts

Architect unknown

Classical Revival Style

179 Beach Street, Revere MA  02151-5089

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1901:  Andrew Carnegie gave $20,000 to the town to build the library.

1903:  The library was opened on November 18.

2001:  The library received an MBLC grant for expansion; but when the city could not match the amount required, the money had to be returned to the state.

Contemporary photos supplied by photographer Mark Pollock.

2005 photo