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Santa Monica in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ocean Park Branch Library

Santa Monica Landmark

 
 
Ocean Park Branch Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 2, 2018
1. Ocean Park Branch Library Marker
Inscription. The Ocean Park Branch Library was built as a gift of the Carnegie Foundation in 1918 on land donated by the Tegner family. The design is a simplified variation of Greek Revival architecture. Although small Carnegie Libraries were once found in towns across the United States, this is one of the last remaining in California.
 
Erected 1977 by City of Santa Monica.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.162′ N, 118° 29.028′ W. Marker is in Santa Monica, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Ocean Park Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2601 Main St, Santa Monica CA 90405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shotgun House (within shouting distance of this marker); Roy Jones House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Ink Well” (approx. half a mile away); The Santa Monica Pier Carousel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Santa Monica Pier (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rapp's Saloon (approx. 1.1 miles away); Will Rogers Highway (approx. 1.1 miles away); Olympiad Rose Bush (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Monica.
 
Also see . . .  Ocean Park Library. Website of the Santa Monica Conservancy
Ocean Park Branch Library image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 2, 2018
2. Ocean Park Branch Library
Marker is at the far left.
has information on 100 historic places in Santa Monica. (Submitted on July 3, 2018.) 
 
Categories. ArchitectureEducation
 
Ocean Park Branch Library image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 2, 2018
3. Ocean Park Branch Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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