• Edward Miskie

Catacombs of Books!

The New York Public Library has a phenomenally rich history, but did you know that there's more than meets the eye? Yes, the structure itself is beautifully ornate, and impressive to look at. The lions that flank the main entrance are, of course, iconic and regal. But there's more to this library than the shelves, and the lions... Up to 26 feet BELOW the structure we see in Bryant Park there is an entire underground catacomb of books, magazines, newspapers, and other miscellaneous documents that are archived for historical preservation. No one is allowed down there. There's even a recipe for beer made my George Washington himself! What would I give to taste that delight!?


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