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Downtown's Central Library Ranks 5th in Beauty Contest

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Downtown LA's Central Library was just included on Flavorpill's list of the Ten Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the U.S. While we didn't need a list to remind us that the Richard Riordan Central Library, designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, is a gem to treasure, we'll take this chance to celebrate it anew. Not only does the library house over 6 million volumes making it one of the largest publicly funded libraries in the world, it's an architectural stunner.