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Bedford Central Library (Bedford Public Library)
The library began as a one-story, hipped-roof Colonial Revival building. Constructed of brick laid in Flemish bond, the original section has salmon-colored stretchers and dark headers like those of the courthouse (BD1). It has been almost engulfed by a Postmodern version of Colonial Revival addition that was built along the side of the building in order to preserve the scale of the street.
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