Public library and John Crerar Library
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From text: "The Chicago Public Library occupies one of the handsomest public buildings in the Loop, at Michigan Boulevard, Washington and Randolph Streets. The structure is of Bedford limestone upon a granite base, and its impressive architecture combines several classic styles, Greek, neo-Greek, and Roman. Entering from Washington Street, the visitor beholds the superb flying staircase of white Carrara marble, inlaid with mosaics of glass, mother-of-pearl and semi-precious stones...." From text: "The John Crerar Library, at Randolph Street and Michigan Boulevard, contains 560,000 volumes and 300,000 pamphlets, dealing largely with social, physical, natural and medical sciences. It is a reference library ...
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Chicago Public Library|
John Crerar Library
|The Loop (Chicago, Ill.)|
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