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Pendleton in Umatilla County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Carnegie Building

 
 
Carnegie Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
1. Carnegie Building Marker
Inscription.  Currently used as the Pendleton Center for the Arts, this structure was built with $25,000 of endowment money from the Carnegie Foundation plus funds from the County for use as the Umatilla County Library. The architect was Folger Johnson of Portland, Oregon. This columned entrance and iron gates in the recessed entry are capped by a formal pediment. Originally, there was a children's library and a small performance theatre in the basement.
When the city moved the library to the new city hall complex on SW Dorion Street in 1996, the Arts Council of Pendleton took on the $1.8 million restoration and ADA upgrades, creating a first-rate, multi-venue arts facility for community members and visitors.
 
Erected by City of Pendleton.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries series list.
 
Location. 45° 40.465′ N, 118° 47.323′ W. Marker is in Pendleton, Oregon, in Umatilla County. Marker
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is on North Main Street near Northwest Bailey Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 214 North Main Street, Pendleton OR 97801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowman Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald C. Requa (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson Sundown (about 500 feet away); Chief Clarence T. Burke (about 500 feet away); Club Cigar Saloon (about 600 feet away); Judd Block (about 700 feet away); DeSpain Block (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pendleton.
 
Carnegie Building and Marker, on left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
2. Carnegie Building and Marker, on left
Carnegie Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
3. Carnegie Building
Carnegie Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 30, 2017
4. Carnegie Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 24, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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