Friday, January 21, 2011
1907 Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts
The Forbes Library opened in 1894, as a result of a bequest by Judge Charles E. Forbes, who wished to build a public library for the citizens of Northampton. The massive three-story stone building, which is on the Register of Historic Buildings, was designed by William Brocklesby to be completely fire proof with all steel framing and stone, slate, and copper exterior. [http://www.forbeslibrary.org/about/about.shtml]
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