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Austin Public Library

  • Also Known As: Austin History Center

  • Address: 810 Guadalupe St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Hugo Franz Kuehne Architect
1897/00/00 William Sydney Porter Author In Austin, William Porter writes "The Miracle of Lava Canyon" at a Larkin drop front desk. It will become Porter's first story for national publication. The desk is now in the Austin History Center's O Henry Collection.
1933/00/00 Peter Mansbendel Carpenter

Data »

Particulars for Austin Public Library:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Library
Owner Local
Architectural Style Renaissance Revival

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 93000389
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: Kuehne, Hugo Franz
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1932, 1933
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: Research facility

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