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Lexington Central Library, 1988

Posted on August 3, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by

 

Window installation was underway when this photo of the new Central Library at 140 East Main Street was under construction on July 19, 1988. Doors first opened to the public on April 6, 1989 with grand-opening festivities April 17 through 22 and dedication on April 23. The post-modern 5-story glass-and-granite structure cost $9.4. The city of Lexington is considering buying the Central Library as a new city hall, city and library officials said Tuesday. Photo by David Perry | Staff

Window installation was underway when this photo of the new Central Library at 140 East Main Street was under construction on July 19, 1988. Doors opened to the public on April 6, 1989, with grand-opening festivities April 17 through 22 and dedication on April 23. The post-modern five-story glass-and-granite structure cost $9.4 million. The city of Lexington is considering buying the Central Library as a new City Hall, city and library officials said Tuesday. Photo by David Perry | Staff

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