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A building with an impressive architecture, the Oxford Central Library is an eminent library avenue in Oxford. The library which opened in the year 1973 is a public library nestled just above Westgate Shopping Centre. The Oxford Central Library is managed by Oxfordshire County Council.
New Inn Hall Street, located in Oxford, is the city's oldest street and extends till Cornmarket Street, George Street, Bonn Square and Queen Street. The city's popular shopping centers- Clarendon Centre, is located nearby. There are also a number of historically significant buildings and institutions like University of Oxford, History Department of the University, Wesley Memorial Church and Church of St Peter-le-Bailey.
The Playhouse is Oxford's major theatrical venue, and after some years of financial difficulty, it is currently enjoying a new lease of life. It stages a range of modern and classical productions by both major companies and student groups, and puts on traditional pantomimes over the Christmas period. Centrally located in Beaumont Street, it is within easy walking distance of the bus station and about a 15 minute walk from the railway station. The theater also runs the Burton Taylor Theatre (round the corner on Gloucester Street) which presents student productions and focuses on new and controversial drama.
Named after the the Oxford's twin city Bonn in Germany, the Bonn Square is one of the most noted sites of heritage in the city. This square sits near the Westgate Shopping Centre and is surrounded by many other important sites, and Queens Street and New Inn Hall Street pass this square too.