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November 19, 2008

AIA Project of the Month: 100 years later, a civic dream comes true in South Park

Special to the Journal

Photos by Will Austin Photography [enlarge]
The walls of South Park Library are pulled back from the street to create a modest public plaza.

A century ago, right after South Park was incorporated into the city of Seattle, citizens began advocating for a library of their own. Two years ago, in 2006, their wish came true.

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