New York Botanical Garden Museum (Now Library) Building, Fountain of Life, and Tulip Tree Allee
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Dewey Decimal: LPCDR 
Primary Author: Landmarks Preservation Commission
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Year Published: 2009
Number of pages: 28
Resource Type: Designation Report
Description: The original rear central wing of the Museum Building was demolished, and the Harriet Barnes Pratt Library Wing was built in 1964-65.In 1960-61, the original balustrade that curved behind the fountain (on which lampposts were placed) was replaced by a brick wall (now painted) with concrete coping and curved ends. Additions to the fountain are: two steel flagpoles, donated by Edward D. Adams were re-installed on the curved ends. The Tulip Tree Allee has had Museum drives, the installation of a seating area and drinking fountain and other minor renovations.
Architectural Styles:
   Beaux Arts
   Renaissance Revival

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