Newark Public Library has released preliminary renderings of its new Philip Roth Reading Room, which will house the Pulitzer Prize laureate’s personal book collection. Designed by Ann Beha Architects, the dedicated reading room will feature study and conservation areas, expanded seating, and spaces for small groups.
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Renovations of the Grolier Club’s Upper East Side headquarters at 47 East 60th Street are now complete following a $4.6 million overhaul of the building’s public exhibition hall. Designed by Ann Beha Architects, the improvements are described as an effort to enhance the historic interior spaces by incorporating modern technology and new materials. Founded in 1884, the Grolier Club is the country’s oldest society of bibliophiles. The private club, which was originally constructed in 1917, maintains an exquisite collection of rare and historic books, manuscripts, and sacred texts.