The Queen Borough Public Library, Poppenhusen Branch

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

121-23 14th Avenue

ARCHITECT: Heins & LaFarge, architects

DATE: 1904

STYLE: Classical-inspired

Classical-inspired College Point Queens

This structure was built in classical-inspired style, which was characteristic of New York City’s Carnegie libraries and other public buildings. It features a symmetrical composition, projecting pedimented central brick-and-stone entrance portico, stone-trimmed, rectangular door and window openings, hipped roof with modillined stone cornice. It is the second Queens Carnegie library opened and one of the five surviving library branches in Queens built with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie for the purpose of establishing a citywide branch library system.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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