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A Luminous NYPL Reading Room Reopens After a Two-Year Restoration

The central space of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building had been closed for repairs after one of the plaster rosettes on its ceiling plummeted to the ground in May 2014. The post A Luminous NYPL Reading Room Reopens After a Two-Year Restoration appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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