Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library

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Built in 1912, the St. Louis Public Library's flagship, Central Library, is a monument to the past and a cultural beacon for the future. Spanning an entire city block just west of the Convention Center, Central Library is one of St. Louis' grandest works of art.

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Elegant
Reviewed By stlflygirl99 December 2020

Once voted in the top 12 architecturally significant libraries in the world. Yes, the world. A beautiful masterpiece, a must see when visiting St. Louis.

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Don’t go
Reviewed By nrmlodik14 September 2020

Sadly, this is a beautiful building, but you can’t look around or sit and read. I understand corona has everything closed....but to close a library for months, is a sad loss to a city that is...

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Can't sit and read here!
Reviewed By debbiebuford September 2020

I have NEVER been to a library where you can't sit and read. We visited 2 public libraries in the area and were not allowed to sit and read in either. No tables or chairs there. You can only stay...

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