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New York Public Library, New York City: 61 reviews and 105 photos


The New York Public Library is the heart and soul of the New York library system. The libraray was built in 1902 and and at the time of its constuction was the largest marbel structure ever built in the U.S. The Library is flanked by "Patience and Fortitude" the two famous lions guarding the entrance.

Statistics: New York Public Library system is the largest reserach library with a circulating systems in the world. Over 2.34 million cardholders borrow materials from the library system. Finest research center in this country.

Address: 455 5th Ave., New York, NY 10016
Directions: Fifth Avenue Between 40th and 42th Streets. Take the following subway lines 4, 5, 6, 7, B, D, F, Q, to 42nd Street.
othercontact: Open Mon, Thurs-Sat 1-am - 6 pm,
Phone: (917) 275-6975
Website: http://www.nypl.org/

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  • Updated Jun 23, 2006
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