Alvar Library: A Fixture of the Community since 1940

December 8th, 2020

Alvar Library: A Fixture of the Community since 1940


Deep in the Bywater neighborhood, nestled between the Mississippi River and St. Claude Avenue, sits Alvar Library. Built in 1940 and often noted for its Art Deco details and Works Progress Administration roots, this tiny one-room Library stands out in history for another reason: a dedicated community that refuses to give up on it. Read all about Alvar Library here.

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