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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Yates Center Carnegie Library

Picture of property 218 North Main
Yates Center (Woodson County)
Listed in National Register 1987-06-25

Architect: Not listed
Category: library
Thematic Nomination: Carnegie Libraries of Kansas

Constructed in 1912, the Yates Center Carnegie Library was designed by architect A. J. Simmons of Bloomington, Illinois. The one-story brick building features an eclectic early twentieth-century style with Prairie, Craftsman and Classical elements. The building has a hipped roof and projected portico entry. It was nominated as part of the "Carnegie Libraries of Kansas" multiple property listing for its association with the Carnegie Corporation Library Building Program and for its architecture.



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