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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One of most beautiful examples of architecture in STL
Reviewed By Jami J June 2022

Simply stunning architecture that no one on the planet should miss! The staff in every room greeted us warmly and let us wander as we wanted... There were several people sitting and reading...

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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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