Thorson Memorial Library – Elbow Lake MN

Description

"This building at Elbow Lake houses the public library and also serves as a community building. It is one story and a basement in height and contains the library with a separate entrance on one end, and a community room with a stage and a kitchen, and two clubrooms which are provided with an entrance and a lobby of their own. The clubrooms are separated by a folding partition so that they can be used as one room.

The structure is semifireproof with exterior walls of brick trimmed with stone. The project was completed in May 1934 at a construction cost of $33,670 and a project cost of $37,329."

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
37329

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

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Location Info


117 Central Avenue North
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

Location notes:

Coordinates: 45.995101, -95.977514

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