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New York Public Library
New York Public Library
TitleNew York Public Library
Digitized Materialcolor postcard
Coverage-SpatialNew York City, New York
SubjectLibrary buildings New York
Public libraries
DescriptionOn Front: Public Library, 5th Avenue, New York City. On Back: New Public Library. The new library, at Fifth Avenue from 40th to 42nd Streets, occupies the site of the old Croton Reservoir. It was built at a cost of $9, 000, 000. The cornerstone was laid Nov. 10th, 1902, and the building was opened to the public May 23rd, 1911. It contains over 1, 500, 000 books, with room for 1, 000, 000 more.
Creator-CorporateIrving Underhill
PublisherALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
ThemeLibrary Postcards
Sub-themeNew York
Techniqueartist rendering
Inclusive Dates1895-
Work Dimensions-Measurement14.0 x 8.6 cm.
Resource IdentifierALA0000609
Date Created2010-04-09
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
CollectionSjoerd Koopman Library Postcard Collection
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