Thomas Crane Public Library

Also known as: Crane Memorial Public Library
40 Washington St., Quincy, Massachusetts

Photos 

Photo taken by Marc Belanger in May 2010

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Description 

Considered to be the best of Henry Hobson Richardson's five libraries, Crane Memorial Library was constructed of granite with red sandstone trim in 1881-1882. . -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 23, 1987

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 18, 1972
Reference number
72000143
NR name
Crane, Thomas, Public Library
Architectural style
Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Art; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State; Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Museum
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1881; 1882

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2015: New photos from Michael Miller
  • March 28, 2015: New photos from Marc Belanger
  • February 15, 2015: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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