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Architect Carrere and Hastings
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Location New York, New York   map
Date 1897 to 1911   timeline
Building Type public library
 Construction System bearing masonry
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Beaux-Arts exemplar


Photo, exterior

Photo, exterior

Photo, interior


Elevation Drawing

Plan Drawing

Section Drawing

Sources on New York Public Library

Robert Adam. Classical Architecture. London: Penguin Books, 1990. ISBN 0-670-82613-8. NA260.A26 1990. elevation drawing, fig b, p43. Derek Brentnall.

Barbaralee Diamonstein. The Landmarks of New York. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Publishers. 1988. Interior photo of vestibule, p241. Exterior of front of building, p241.

Lawrence A. Martin, University of Oregon. Slides from photographer's collection, September 1993. PCD.3235.1012.0545.035. PCD.3235.1012.0545.034.

Robert A. M. Stern, Gregory Gilmartin and John Montague Massengale. New York 1900. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1983. ISBN 0-8478-0511-5. LC 83-42995. NA735.N5S73 1983. longitudinal section drawing, p96. plan drawing, p96.

Marcus Whiffen and Frederick Koeper. American Architecture, Volume 1. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1984. exterior photo, f226, p283. — An excellent survey of American architecture. Reprint Edition available at

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about New York Public Library


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