Tony Marx

New York Public Library

NYC Library Officials Call For Repairs To Dilapidated Conditions

The city’s libraries are in shambles and many people want more done.


A man looks at on a shelf at the Brooklyn Public Library December 15, 2004 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: NYC Public Libraries In Poor Physical Shape

About $1.1 billion is needed to fix things like broken air-conditioning and other problems at the three city library systems, the report said.


Portrait dated May 15, 1992, of African National Congress President Nelson Mandela taken during a press conference at the end of the first day of the Convention for a Democratic South Africa (CODESA). (TREVOR SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Nelson Mandela Retrospective On Display At NY Public Library

“The Struggle For Justice: Nelson Mandela, A Tribute,” will be on display through Dec. 21 at two locations.


New York Public Library Renovation Rendering (credit: dbox / Foster + Partners)

New York Public Library’s Renovation Plans Include Views Of Bryant Park

British architect Norman Foster’s plan will open up space in the back of the building that is now occupied by stacks. There will be a four-level atrium with views of Bryant Park.