A New Book Explores the Art and Architecture of the Los Angeles Central Library

The Los Angeles County Library. The Los Angeles County Library. Wikimedia Commons

California’s Angel City Press recently released the book Los Angeles Central Library: A History of Its Art and Architecture. The tome, which was published a month ahead of the institution's ninetieth anniversary, features photographs detailing the library’s exquisite paintings, sculptures, murals, gardens, and décor. Built in 1923, the library was designed in the Mediterranean Revival style by the New York -based architect Bertram Goodhue.

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