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The new space is part of the library’s master plan to revamp several areas of its Fifth Avenue building.
The city approved additional aspects included in the library’s $317 million master plan
The Rose Main Reading Room, and the Bill Blass Catalogue Room are among New Yorkers’ most beloved places in the city.
Last year, the NYPL's iconic statues, Beauty and Truth, received new pipes and drains that allowed that will allow the fountains to function for the first time in 30 years. Now, the duo may see further enhancements.
As the New York Public Library wraps up construction on its iconic reading room, get a peek behind the scaffolding