Brooklyn Carnegie Libraries:Eastern Parkway Branch-Photos

BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY, EASTERN PARKWAY BRANCH

1044 Eastern Parkway

Brooklyn, NY 11213

Year(s) Built: 1914

Year Opened: 1914

Architect(s): Raymond F. Almiral

Builder(s): Luke A. Burke & Sons

Status:  Library, no designation

This one-story, five-bay stone Classical Revival is topped with a stone balustrade on its flat roof.  Large arched windows line the façade, including one over the central doorway.  The entrance door has been replaced, and the building underwent rehabilitation work in 1950-51, 1969 and 1975.

The interior originally one-story interior has been divided into two floors.  It retains details such as the original reading nook with fireplace and mantel of decorative tile, wood paneling and decorative plaster ceilings.

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