History of the Jefferson Market Library
Jefferson Market clocktower and view of West 10th Street


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"The atmosphere in which literature and knowledge are dispensed is part of a cultural package. Today it is the fashion to offer a kind of statistical, book-counting culture in visually illiterate surroundings. At Old Jeff there is also the literature of architecture: cut stone faces and flowers, spiral stairs, soaring stained glass windows, the feeling, form and sensibility of another age. This, too, is the record of civilization."-Ada Louise Huxtable, architecture critic
The New York Times - November 28, 1967
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