Central Library first floor lobby columns


Single Doric columns support the ceiling of Central Library's first floor lobby, framing the main staircase. The floor of the lobby is checkered vinyl tile. Freestanding shelves holding circulating paperbacks can be seen on the left. Transcribed from back of photo: 'Portland. Public Lib of Mult. Co. Central Bldg. May 1978. Interior of First Floor Lobby, looking west tow [towards] main staircase. Popular Library on left, public meeting rooms and toilets and the Children's Library to the right. Copy of orig. neg. filed w/Alfred Staehli Arch., Portland'. Stamped on back of photo: 'OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PORTLAND, OREGON 97205. NEG. NO. 56792'.

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