Carnegie Library: Woodstock Branch-Photos

761 East 160th Street

Bronx, New York 10456

Year built: 1913-1914

Architect(s): McKim, Mead & White

Builder(s): E.E. Paul Company

Designation: New York City Individual Landmark since 2009

The Woodstock Branch of the New York Public Library stands three stories tall on a long rectangular lot whose palazzo-style front faces East 160th Street between Forest and Twinton Avenues in the Morrisianna area of the Bronx.

The Woodstock Branch of the New York Public Library is clearly recognizable as a Carnegie Library as it shares many characteristics with other branches.  As the seventh (out of nine) Carnegie branch library to be constructed in the Bronx, it is nearly identical to McKim, Mead & White’s West 40th Street Branch, built in 1913, and a simplified version of their design for the library at Tompkins Square, constructed in 1904.

•To read more about the Woodstock Branch click here

•To see a complete list of each Bronx Carnegie Library click here 

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