Monday, November 7, 2011

1909 Ryerson Library, Grand Rapids, Michigan

[LIB4805] - The Grand Rapids Public Library, located in Grand Rapids, MI, was founded in 1871 and was originally located within the Grand Rapids City Hall. In 1904, the library moved to the Ryerson Building which served as a permanent home for the library. The building was a gift from arts and education benefactor, and native son, Martin A. Ryerson Jr. In 1967, the library expanded to more than double in size. [Website]

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