Boston Public Library

McKim, Mead and White

Usually defined as a Renaissance Revival bulding, the library with its symmetrical, planar facade is clearly related to Renaissance palazzi and in particular to the sides of Alberti's Malatesta Temple (San Francesco) in Rimini.

A view of the side and front and a view showing the Johnson Burgee Addition at the far left

See also the New York Life Building (renamed the Omaha Building) in Omaha by McKim, Mead and White.

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