Physical Space

This is a nice commentary on preserving  libraries as physical spaces in an age of digitization. On a similar note, here’s an article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on the 120th anniversary of the first Carengie Library to be built in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh’s first Carnegie, in my adopted neighborhood of …

On Airports

A great thing about having lots of credit at the local used book emporium is that you sometimes take a chance on a  book you might not have grabbed if you’d had to pay cash for it. This one is a good example that I picked up last night. Apparently, …

Mmmm. Bound Periodicals.

Latest addition to the ever-growing library at our house: the complete run of Progressive Architecture from 1953 to about 1990, and the complete Architectural Record from 1950 to 1969. These gems were picked up at the Forsyth County Public Library’s recent book sale, and I assure you we paid nowhere …