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“Very culture site”

New York Public Library
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Owner description: Two marble lions mark the entrance to this Beaux Arts masterpiece, a National Historic Landmark containing more than six million books.
Taichung, Taiwan
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“Very culture site”
Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

I love this place! The ceiling of Rosé main reading room, it's so beautiful!! It stores 101 years old books. And it's next to Grand central station!

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Bronx, New York, United States
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“Best research library in NY”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

If you are looking for a book, periodical or historic paper this is the place to go. For technical info, books and research use the Industry Library at 34th St./Madison Ave.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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“Loved the Charles Dickens exhibit”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

The library itself deserves to be seen, but I especially enjoyed the Charles Dickens exhibit. This should be on everyone's list of things to see in New York.

Visited December 2012
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Reading, PA
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“New York lunch exhibit phenomenal!!”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

I had read about this exhibit in the New York Times and it was wonderful. The exhibit explained how the term "power lunch" came in to being and showed menus of the restaurants where the early 20th century "movers and shakers" dined. What I really enjoyed was the Horn and Hardart exhibit which explained the early automat - and its decline and susequent demise. I have fond memories of the automat in Philadelphia. If there are those who remember automats, I think you will enjoy this temporary presentation.

Visited December 2012
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“Beautiful building”
Reviewed December 24, 2012

Stunning architecture in excellent condition. We also went to the lunch time exhibit which was fascinating. This place is inspirational for learning. Also enjoyed Bryant Square adjacent.

Visited December 2012
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