Fremont Branch, The Seattle Public Library, opens in 1921.

  • By HistoryLink Staff
  • Posted 1/01/2000
  • Essay 1925

The Fremont Branch , The Seattle Public Library, opens in the Fremont neighborhood in 1921. It is the last of the Seattle libraries financed by Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919). It is designed by Daniel R. Huntington in the Mission style and is furnished with Stickley Arts-and-Crafts lounge chairs built by McNeil Island prisoners.


Paul Dorpat with Chris Goodman, "Times and Tomes Past: A Pictorial History of the Seattle Public Library," in Magic Lantern, Galleries Library (

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