Saturday, December 17, 2011

Turn Banks into Libraries
I've returned from a jaunt to New England.  My wife and I took a trip to her alma mater, The Rhode Island School of Design in Providence.  The school has taken a bank in the city and converted it into a library and dormitories for undergraduates.  Not to burden anyone with my political opinions, but this is something that should happen in every city.  Ponderous multi-story spaces with columns galore and marble to spare were ably converted into a surprisingly warm and welcoming environment.

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