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Harold Washington Library Center
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Owner description: The library houses approximately two million books and is a wonderful example of Chicago's architecture.
Reviewed February 12, 2013

I love the architecture of this place. It has a nice reading garden on the rooftop.
Library It is so big it is sometimes overwhelming. Love the idea that you can place the book you wanna read on hold, that way u only go to pick it up in 5 sec.

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Reviewed December 24, 2012

I must say it is a great library although I had not been there many times. Several art exhibits were good to attend. One I found surprising was of Tunis Ponzen some years ago. He was not a well know Chicago artist, however, his family had much of his work and after his death they library honored him with an exhibit of his work.

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Reviewed December 23, 2012

The people are helpful and the data is right at your finger tips. Knowledge is power and this place is a power house.

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Reviewed December 12, 2012

I liked the exhibit of the old Chicago theatres. Probably my only complaint is it's a little difficult to locate what is where. They will give you a brochure and what I did see I really liked.

Thank CAnn9
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

The library is a fantastic building on the outside. Inside it is a bit dark but has an excellent collection art pieces by local artists lining the escalators and passageways. It is possible to study a language here: the staff is very helpful. And there are books!

Thank casabar
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