A brief update on the NYPL’s renovation

New York Public Library Elevation
The original New York Public Library elevation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York has a brief notice on the New York Public Library’s planned renovation, with links.  The blogger, Jeremiah Moss, reports that the New York City Landmarks Commission has approved the Library’s plan to renovate the landmark Fifth Avenue location. The plans include removing the building’s book stacks (a structural component of the building) and consolidating the Science and Industry Business Library (SIBL, now at 34th and Madison) and the MidManhattan (circulating) Library. *sigh*
Bloomberg News‘s architecture critic isn’t wild about it:  
The Village Voice (really a summary, but look at the comment by “SamInQueens)

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By Paul Romaine

Paul Romaine is a grant writer and independent curator in New York City.

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