Art and Architecture at the “Palace for the People”: Boston Public Library

Majestically perched on the south end of Copley Square, across from (but careful not to overshadow) historic Trinity Church, sits the Boston Public Library. This Back Bay institution is of national significance for its history, art, and architecture. Join me on a tour of the highlights at this National Historic Landmark.

Second floor gallery in Boston Public Library's McKim Building featuring marble arches and murals
Second floor gallery in Boston Public Library’s McKim Building

Trivia question: What is the one library in the United States that is larger than Boston Public Library?

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