Central Construction
[Central Library]

Title: Central Library

Photographer: Roy Pinney

Date: [1940?]

Format: 1 photographic print : b & w, gelatin silver; 8 x 10 in.

Call #: CBPL 0385

Description: Close-up view of unidentified young woman, looking at Central Library's Flatbush wing, designed by Almirall in the Beaux Arts style, prior to the removal of its facade. Inscription on verso: "Flatbush Ave. wing, built 1912-19, temporarily roofed over & abandoned for 19 years." The Central Library opened in 1941.

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