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Carnegie Arts Center of Leavenworth, Kansas

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Location  Leavenworth, Kansas
NRHP Reference #  86002010
Phone  +1 913-651-0765
Added to NRHP  30 July 1986
Built  1900
Opened  1900
Architectural style  Neoclassical architecture
Carnegie Arts Center of Leavenworth, Kansas
Address  601 S 5th St, Leavenworth, KS 66048, USA
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The Carnegie Arts Center of Leavenworth, Kansas an historic building in namesake city. It was originally the Leavenworth Public Library. Constructed in 1900 with funds donated by Andrew Carnegie, the two-story brick and limestone building was the first Carnegie Library in Kansas and is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

From 1902 to 1987, the building housed the Leavenworth Public Library. From 1987 to 2012, the Carnegie Arts Center was housed in this building. It was a nonprofit organization which taught visual arts, painting, art history, music, dance, pottery and drama in the Leavenworth community for 25 years.

In 2012 upon the disbanding of the nonprofit organization, ownership of the building was reverted to the city of Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Carnegie Arts Center of Leavenworth, Kansas Wikipedia


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