Literary Landmark: Hall Branch of the Chicago Public Library - various

Chicago, Ill.
Dedicated: July 7, 2000
Partners: Illinois Center for the Book

Hall Branch is recognized for its promotion of African American literary and for serving as a meeting place for many writers including Story of the Negro (1949) author Arna Bontemps, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry winner and United States Poet Laureate Gwendolyn Brooks, Raisin in the Sun (1959) author Lorraine Hansberry, poet Langston Hughes, Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937) author Zora Neale Hurston, Home to Harlem (1928) author Claude McKay, and Native Son (1940) author Richard Wright.


Hall Branch, Chicago Public Library (website)