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The Children's Hospital Boston

The Children's Hospital Boston was founded in 1869 as a 20 bed facility in Boston and became affiliated with the Harvard Medical School in 1903. The Children's Hospital Boston is next to both the Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The Children's Hospital Boston is one of the nations top hospitals specializing in pediatric care.

The Children's Hospital is one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States. Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. Because Children's is affiliated with Harvard Medical School, they have doctors and heath care professionals who are at the top of medical services and care.

When a child is sick, the staff at Children's Hospital Boston are caring and compassionate and they provide some of the best services and care in the country. As a teaching and research hospital they can provide outstanding care and services to those who are most in need. The staff at Children's Hospital Boston have pioneered many medical treatments over the years.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened on February 20, 1872 in New York City. John Taylor Johnston was a railroad executive whose personal art collection seeded the museum. Known as the Met, this is one of the world's largest and most important art museums. The main building is located on the eastern edge of Central Park in New York City. It was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art features a vast collection of art including but not limited to American Painting and Sculpture, Ancient Near Eastern Art, Arms and Armor, Asian Art, Costume Institute, Drawing and Prints, Egyptian Art, European Paintings, Greek & Roman Arts, Medieval Art, Modern Art and more.

Over four million visitors come to the Metropolitan Museum of Art each year. The Met is one of the great treasures and visitors can enjoy this marvelous collection of art. The Met also has a wonderful gift shop where people can buy prints of this wonderful art as well as book and other special things.

The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is one of the leading public libraries in the world and is one of America's most significant research libraries. It's flagship building on 5th Avenue runs from 40th to 42rd Street in Manhattan. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1965. Today the New York Public Library has 87 branches.

On May 23, 1895 the New York Public Library was combined from the Astor and Lenox Libraries. This began a tradition of partnership of city government with private philanthropy. The current library was dedicated on May 23, 1911. The library is known by the two imposing stone lions now known as patience and fortitude. The lions were sculpted out of marble.

As for it's research component, the library is known for having an amazing telephone reference system. They have phone books from all over the world. Librarians can be queried by phone or in person or by email and responses are given quickly. The New York Public Library has a vast book collection and volumes can be taken out and borrowed.