Impressive library

Speaking of impressive libraries, the Jefferson Market library in the Greenwich Village looks like a castle and has a 172-foot pyramidal turret.
The building was built between 1874 and 1877 and was designed by Vaux and Withers (architects) to be used as the Third Judicial District (or Jefferson Market) Courthouse. The turret mentioned above has clocks on all four sides and was originally used as a fire watch tower.

The library is located at 425 Avenue of the Americas.

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