1912 – Memorial Park Library, Calgary, Alberta

Architect: McLean & Wright

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Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie funded $80,000 of the $100,000 cost of Calgary’s Central Library, which was the first purpose-built public library in Alberta. It was designed by Boston architects McLean & Wright, and is very similar to a library in Attleboro, Massachusetts. When a new downtown central library was constructed in the early 1960s, this branch was renamed the Memorial Park branch, and still operates today.

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