Discover Inside the Boston Public Library

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When it’s cold in Boston, the best (and only) thing to do is turn to the indoors. Boston has some amazing architectural gems worth exploring, and a few of them can be found in Copley Square, my favorite being the Boston Public Library. The building brings a little Parisian flavor to Boston. What’s so French about it? The library was built by the famous Bostonian architecture firm McKim, Mead and White and was designed to resemble Paris’s Bibliotheque Nationale.

Get lost in the architectural details of the library’s grand stairwell, main reading room, enchanting courtyard and end at the beautiful indoor cafe. If you have more time, grab a book or dig deeper to learn more about the library and other Boston buildings at the library’s architecture department.

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