Red abounds in the old towns we live in, often in the older public buildings.
For Ruby Tuesday, I choose another local library with unique architecture and a ruby facade, this being in nearby Shelton.
Completed in 1894, Plumb Memorial offers a Victorian beauty and style that is grand with beautiful detailing.
The trim is a nice red stone that adds a nice accent to the archway and draws our eyes to the tall and narrow windows.
Like the Ansonia Library, in those days it was always nice that wealthy benefactors found a way to build a 'free' library.
So learning could continue in an era where these industrial towns concentrated on industry for many instead of education for only the few. So libraries were quite important back then, and they looked important also...See more ruby red at Mary's meme