Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

The Top 100 Greatest NYC Buildings — #90

90-gould-memorial-libraryGould Memorial Library

Architect: Stanford White
Style: Roman Revival
Use: Education
Opened: 1899
Borough: The Bronx

90-gould-memorial-library-interiorPerched high on a hill, overlooking the Harlem River, this shrine to learning is the crown jewel of the Bronx Community College. Behind it, the bronze busts in the Hall of Fame of Great Americans hold court over the young students who aspire to join them.


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