When we mention the favourite location of the New York Public Library, many of you will identify with the popular building that is actually the Humanities and Social Sciences Library, which is one of the research libraries and the many branch libraries that make up the New York Public Library system. The famous old library was opened in 1911 and is home to millions of books as well as 75 miles of shelves with nearly two million library card holders. This place is book heaven.
Visitors toady can tour the great library as they walk through the giant doors into the largest marble structure ever built in the United States, past the famous giant marble lions named Patience and Fortitude and into a vast beaux arts building, a monument to learning and its free. You can attend numerous events and view many of the beautiful artworks and treasures including the Gutenburg Bible.
Located in Bryant Park
, the library is central to all great attractions nearby including Grand Central Terminal
, the Chrysler Building
, Times Square
and the Empire State Building
. This place is on the must see list, the architecture alone is enough to lure into amazement but the library has so much more inside. It truly is a marvel to see and you will not believe your eyes when you do.
This area is the centre of activity for Manhattan so you have to make sure that you grab a great Luxury
hotel nearby like Pod Hotel
, Millennium UN Plaza Hotel New York
and Grand Hyatt New York