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1906 Staff of the Horace Trumbauer architecture firmJulian Abele joins Horace Trumbauer's architecture firm
January 12: Free Library officials consider School of Industrial Art building at Broad and Pine Streets as a site for the central library building
October 13: Mayor John Weaver signs an ordinance authorizing the opening of the Fairmount Parkway west of Logan Square
Site of proposed Central LibraryOctober 15: Free Library officials select a site for the central library on the north side of the Fairmount Parkway between Fifteenth and Sixteenth Streets
November 30: Free Library officials select Horace Trumbauer to prepare preliminary plans for the central library on the Fairmount Parkway between Fifteenth and Sixteenth Streets
1907 January: Horace Trumbauer completes the preliminary design for the central library on the Fairmount Parkway between Fifteenth and Sixteenth Streets

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