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Paxton Carnegie Library, 254 South Market Street, Paxton, Ford County, IL

Paxton Carnegie Library, 254 South Market Street, Paxton, Ford County, IL



2012 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: The Paxton Carnegie Library is locally significant under Criterion A and C. It is significant for educational purposes in its role in providing library services to the citizens of Paxton. The building is also significant as a local architectural example of the Classic Revival/Beaus Arts style. In addition, it is an example of a "Carnegie Library", meeting the criteria of the Carnegie Library property type. The period of significance for the building is 1904, when it was built
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1830
Survey number: HABS IL-329
Building/structure dates: 1904 Initial Construction



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Moratz, Paul O., Architect
Kapp, Paul Hardin, faculty sponsor
Bricker, Brodie, delineator
Dean, Travis, delineator
Halkyard, Shellie, delineator
Humayun, Adnahn, delineator
Johnson, Jarrell, delineator
Kirby, Shaefer, delineator
Mann, Laura, delineator
Nurse, Lauren, delineator
Pratt, Curt, delineator
Timmerman, John, delineator
Weir, Krista, delineator
Scott, Theresa, delineator


Paxton (Ill.)40.45886, -88.09855
Google Map of 40.4588634, -88.09854879999999


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