Brooklyn College: Library – Brooklyn NY

Description

The Brooklyn College Library is one of the original buildings on the campus, part of a massive federal Public Works Administration (PWA) project undertaken in 1935-37. Construction on the library building began in 1936.

The library houses WPA murals by Olindo Mario Ricci.

Source notes

C.W. Short and R. Stanley-Brown. "Public Buildings: A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies Between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration." (1939).

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 11, 2014.

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Location Info


2900 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Coordinates: 40.631460, -73.950426

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