The front facing gable of the building is inscribed with "Levi Heywood Memorial Building" denoting its original use as the city's public library, named after Gardner's innovative chair manufacturer.
The top sides of the entry surround are inscribed with "18" and "85", providing the date of the building's construction.
Some of the building's decorative features include cushion capitals.
Some other exterior decorative features.
One of the building's several semi-circular stained glass fanlights.
One of the building's three ornate fireplaces.