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Bedford Central Library (Bedford Public Library)

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Bedford Public Library
1942; 1995 addition, The Design Collaborative. 321 N. Bridge St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

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.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee

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