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Kärcher Steps in to Clean Historical Lorain-Carnegie Library

In its latest cultural sponsorship project, Kärcher will professionally clean the legendary Lorain Branch in Cleveland


Kärcher began the preservation cleaning project on November 12 at the Lorain library in Cleveland, Ohio, built in 1912.



“As cleaning specialists, Kärcher has been actively involved in supporting the preservation of historical monuments and buildings, free of charge, for over 30 years with our Cultural Sponsoring program,” says Kris Cannon-Schmitt, VP Marketing Professional. Kärcher has already demonstrated its experience and expertise on over 140 cleaning projects worldwide, from the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin—Kärcher cleans the great cultural monuments of the world.


As the ninth branch in the Cleveland Public Library system, and one of many Cleveland Public Library branches built with funds from Andrew Carnegie, this Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood branch opened in 1912. At the time, the Library’s Annual Report described the building as “Greek-inspired” and made of buff brick with stone trimmings. The library is 8,400 square feet.


ABOUT KÄRCHER SE & CO. KG: As part of its cultural sponsorship program, the cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher has cleaned more than 140 monuments worldwide since 1980.


ABOUT CLEVELAND PUBLIC LIBRARY: Founded in 1869, the Cleveland Public Library serves the residents of Cleveland through its network of 27 neighborhood branches, the Main Library downtown, Public Administration Library at City Hall, homebound delivery services, and mobile services to daycare and senior centers.


Source: Kärcher North America