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One of 1,700 libraries that Andrew Carnegie built, the Carnegie Library Music Hall stands out for its exquisite architectural elements: hand-cut Italian marbles, carved oak desks, and elaborate murals painted on the cabinets and walls. Built in 1898, the library is more than just an institution to store books. It’s also a concert hall that attracts musical acts like Cyndi Lauper as well as film screenings, lectures, and artist retrospectives.

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Carnegie Library Music Hall

One of 1,700 libraries that Andrew Carnegie built, the Carnegie Library Music Hall stands out for its exquisite architectural elements: hand-cut Italian marbles, carved oak desks, and elaborate murals painted on the cabinets and walls. Built in 1898, the library is more than just an institution to store books. It’s also a concert hall that attracts musical acts like Cyndi Lauper as well as film screenings, lectures, and artist retrospectives.