"Harold Washington Library" Harold Washington Library Tip by CoAir13

Harold Washington Library, Chicago: 10 reviews and 31 photos

  Harold Washington Library
by CoAir13

This is the largest public library in the United States and is named after the first African-American Mayor of Chicago. This building houses the Chicago Blues Archives and the Jazz/Blues/Gospel Hall of Fame. Works by Chicago artists line the walls. There is a used bookstore and a cafe. On the 9th floor is the Wintergarden....complete with skylights, that is used for special events and performances.

Address: 400 S. State St.
Phone: 312-747-4300
Website: http://www.chipublib.org

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 15, 2004
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