Boston Public Library
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“The central branch of the city's library system is an architectural and intellectual monument.”
"The Boston Public Library is a destination in itself, and not just for bookworms."
"Dating from 1852, the esteemed Boston Public Library lends credence to Boston’s reputation as the ‘Athens of America.’." Full review
"The original structure, designed by Charles McKim and completed in 1895, is now the research library, while an extension opened in 1972 to function as a general library." Full review
"This venerable institution is a handsome temple to literature and a valuable research library." Full review
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"People need at least one place where they can be their most effective, motivated and focused. Sometimes it's their home, a coffee shop, the back corner of a bookstore, a random park..."