Oswego City Library

120 E. 2nd St., Oswego, New York

Photos 

EAST FRONT

Photo taken for the Historic American Buildings Survey

Map 

Description 

This public library building is the oldest remaining in New York state and represents the early development of its type. Built 1854-1856 from the design of Hewes and Rose, architects, it exists today largely in its original state. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1971
Reference number
71000554
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Castellated
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture; Social History
Levels of significance
State; National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Library
Current function
Library
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant years
1855; 1856

Update Log 

  • July 1, 2012: Imported photos from HABS/HAER

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