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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LIBRARY.

Last week ACS sent me a link to a Buzzfeed piece about the old Cincinnati public library. The library’s current iteration, which was built after its predecessor was torn down in 1955, is a nondescript, regular-looking building, but you guys—the photos from its heyday are take-your-breath-away beautiful. Just look at them. I mean…there are no words. Well, except one: love. 
 

Photos from Buzzfeed via wonderful ACS. 


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6 Comments

  • Reply eileen ragan | leaner by the lake September 23, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    My word this is stunning!!! Breaks my heart that they tore it down!

    eileen ragan | leaner by the lake

  • Reply Megan @ Pink O'Clock September 23, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    I KNOW. That first photo takes my breath away!

  • Reply Julie / Bound September 23, 2013 at 11:05 pm

    Why on earth would they destroy such a beautiful thing??

  • Reply stephanie September 24, 2013 at 8:53 pm

    holy hell. i almost peed a little from the site of that place. and then almost cried a little when you said they tore it down. what the hell were they thinking?!

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