Altadena Library – Altadena CA


This WPA library, which cost $47,000 to construct in 1938, was designed by Frederick Marsh. The building is currently owned by the Jehovah’s Witnesses. The city built a new library a few blocks away back in the 90’s.


Project Details

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Source notes

Report of Accomplishments of the Operations Division, WPA Southern California (January 1, 1939)
Plaque on side of building
Site visit by Andrew Laverdiere

Project originally submitted by Andrew Laverdiere on July 27, 2011.

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Location Info

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Beverly Way and Lake Ave.
Altadena, CA 91001

Location notes:
Building has since been converted for another use.

Coordinates: 34.186737, -118.131465

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