Have the bricks been painted? I don’t recall them being such a dark red.
Posted October 26, 2009 by JOHN CHUCKMAN in Uncategorized
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My sister & I walked to this library every week from 77th & Essex Ave, starting from Fall 1965. We carried our library books in our arms. We didn’t have backpacks or fabric grocery bags in those days to carry things. We’d go more often if we had special school assignments when we needed to use the encyclopedias.
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