The Athenaeum

Special | 2m 45s

Some people see the sign on this Washington Square stone structure and mistake it for a Greek restaurant. In fact, the Athenaeum is a member supported, not-for-profit, special collections library founded in 1814 and it boasts a strong collection of drawings, photographs, and manuscripts representing the work of over 1,000 American architects.

Aired: 07/11/11

Rating: NR

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