The city says "no" to an artwork that says, loudly, "YES!"
One unfortunate outcome of California doing away with redevelopment agencies.
Matthew Zadrozny shared his concerns about the NYPL's renovation with the Humans of New York blog. The post quickly went viral.
Not GEDs. Diplomas.
It's one of only 6,000 copies printed.
More people use them than you may realize.
See the famed building at new heights.
A Star Destroyer from George Lucas's fevered imagination, perhaps?
He's required to wear a bow tie, and gets paid in food.
Lovely self-portraits of people and their books.
How the future of the country sees the future of of public libraries.
America's collection of museums and libraries is actually super impressive when you look at it on a map.
An open, airy floor at the New York Public Library offers kids spots to play Wii and Guitar Hero, along with books and homework help.
They require less space, and they offer what under-served communities often really need -- internet access.
The "inhabitable" library looks more like a weird robot or a doughnut on stilts.
In short: The books should be more prominent than ever.
You probably don't want to know.
More than half of Poland doesn't seem to be reading anything. Would a more festive library design help them pick up a book?
An old idea reinvented for the 21st century.