06 May 2008

McGregor Public Library, SOLD

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McGregor Public Library, oil on linen panel, 7"x5"
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The closed and boarded-up Beaux Arts McGregor Public Library in late afternoon light. The original site was owned by Katherine Mc Gregor-daughter of lumber baron David Whitney and used as an orphanage for waifs and foundlings. The site was donated to the city of Highland Park for use as a library. It is closed due to budgetary problems. It was built in 1926 by Tilton & Githens

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