Liverpool Athenaeum

The Athenaeum is a private members club in Liverpool, England. The club was founded to ensure the up-to-date provision of newspapers and pamphlets, and to create a library for the use of the merchants and professional men in the city. The original building was demolished, and replaced by a new building nearby, in 1924. The members of the club are known as Proprietors, because they subscribe to a share, and they include both men and women. The building contains a large library, and it is also used by the Proprietors for social functions. It can be hired for use by outside individuals and organisations.

Liverpool Athenaeum
Liverpool Athenaeum seen from Bluecoat Chambers
Location in Liverpool
General information
AddressChurch Alley
Town or cityLiverpool
CountryEngland
Coordinates53.4046°N 2.9839°W / 53.4046; -2.9839
Completed1924
OwnerThe Athenaeum
Design and construction
ArchitectHarold Dod
Website
theathenaeum.org.uk

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