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.

1301 Olive St.
St. Louis, MO 63103

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Beautiful building
Reviewed By riles2475 September 2023

This library takes up a whole city block and is worth stopping in while walking around St. Louis. The library has some great architecture inside and outside the building.

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Absolutely gorgeous historic library
Reviewed By DustyBuck August 2023

This is a beautiful Carnegie library built in 1912 and renovated in 2012. It is full of amazing woodwork, ceilings, leaded and stained glass windows, chandeliers, and wooden library shelving. It is...

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Must see!
Reviewed By chachamatina June 2023

Beautiful building. Well worth stopping in to see it. The architecture is incredible, the ceilings are super ornate, it's really just gorgeous. The stained glass was stunning. The library has a...

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