New Hazlett Theater, Carnegie Hall,
How the CLP Library Administration could allow a
landmark and beautiful library building at the Allegheny Regional Branch, on
the North Side, sit empty is a travesty and is dumbfounding? The Allegheny
Library, in the Allegheny Center Mall area, was repaired in the Spring 2007 and
was ready for operational use, yet library service to the North Side has not
been restored for nearly 1 1/2 years?
Andrew Carnegie said "Allegheny was my first love," so the Allegheny Library became the first publicly supported Carnegie library in the
U.S. President Benjamin Harrison dedicated the library in February 1890.
In the heart of the North Side, which was "
The Allegheny library's tall steeple had 4 clocks at the top--which was the timepiece of everyone of the North Side city for years. This Library Clock was the "Big Ben" of the North side.
The Allegheny Library could also serve as a "premiere showcase" of our history and our libraries to
Residents and visitors always found the library a pleasant and welcome respite to daily activities as well as augmenting one's education.
the granite library building could showcase
Please reopen the "Old Allegheny" Regional Library and allow the North Siders to have their last piece of