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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Tours the New Chinatown Public Library with Brian Lee of SOM

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Source: Chicago Tribune

Mayor Rahm Emanuel toured the soon-to-open Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library on Thursday, his intense brown eyes gazed up to a circular skylight, then settled on a curving wall of glass with a drop-dead view of the downtown skyline. …the two-story Chinatown library at 2100 S. Wentworth Ave. is a rounded triangle, sheathed in glass and metal fins, that will act as beacons at night, especially when seen from the nearby CTA rapid-transit station.

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