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Atlanta's library is situated right on Route 66 and is a stunning building in an octagonal shape and a clock tower out front. A plaques out front tells visitors about the clock tower and the mill stones.
What really makes a library is the people....More
...so why not stop by and see this one when stopping to see Tall Paul & eat/drink at the Palms Grill Café (both close by), as you do Route 66? We did and although not the most scenic building around it is an architectural rarity.
Atlanta's public library is literally a center of attention whereas it is in the center of town. Although it was closed the day of my visit, I was amazed by its architecture. The clock tower nearby, features an original 1909 hand-wound clock. Built in 1908,...More
Finally, on my fourth visit to the Atlanta Public Library, it was open! They serve a small community of 2,200 people, so it has some limited hours. It was well worth visiting.
The library was built in 1908 and is an octagonal building. It was...More
It will only take you 10 minutes to admire the clock tower and walk through the library, and it's time well spent. If you're not in a hurry, sit down in one of the leather armchairs and read a newspaper or just enjoy the view.
As you are making your way north on Historic Route 66, you'll come across this library which has been around for over 100 years. Probably most interesting is the architecture or the shape of the library which is an octagon. Worth a photo op if...More