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September 14, 2012
This is what they’re taking out — gutting the 100-year-old stacks, which are no longer open the public anyway, and storing millions of books off site to make way for a Norman Foster designed study space. People have mixed feelings about this. 
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The seven tiers of stacks at New York Public Library, 1907.

This is what they’re taking out — gutting the 100-year-old stacks, which are no longer open the public anyway, and storing millions of books off site to make way for a Norman Foster designed study space. People have mixed feelings about this

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The seven tiers of stacks at New York Public Library, 1907.

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