1917 Landmark 

Santa Monica Planning Division Santa Monica Landmarks Tour, 2003.
44. Ocean Park Library, circa 1917 -1918
2601 Main Street
Architects: Kegley & Gerity
Designated 3 May 1977

     "The Ocean Park branch library is the last Carnegie Library remaining in Santa Monica, and one of the few small Carnegie library still operating in California. The architecture is a simplified variation of Classical Revival design, characterized by symmetry, a central entrance and a continuous roofline. The original facade was retained during a major remodel and expansion in 1985.

     "The library site was donated by the Tegner* family where the original Tegner home once stood. In 1902, Charles A. Tegner opened a small real estate and insurance office in downtown Santa Monica, which is still operating after 100 years." p. 19

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 Kelyn Roberts 2017