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Big Buzz About Those Books
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TitleBig Buzz About Those Books
AbstractArticle spotlights the Kansas City Public Library's "larger-than-life" Community Bookshelf parking garage at 10th and Baltimore. The bookshelf design decorates the south facade of the garage and looks like 22 books shelved side-by-side, each spine standing nearly 30 feet tall. The structure, designed by 360 Architects and BNIM Architects, has won several awards and will be featured in an exhibit on parking garages at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C.
NotesAn accompanying article titled "From a Fish-Shaped Church to 'Hair Curlers' in the Sky" includes photos and information about other "strange" buildings in Kansas City: St. Francis Xavier Church, Community Christian Church, KC Prayer Dome, Bruce Goff Residence, Western Auto Building, Kansas City Star Press Pavilion, Container House, Phil's Coffee Shop & Grill, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Bartle Hall, Yanda Residence, Reagan Car Finance Inc., and Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
AuthorSara Shepherd
PhotographerJill Toyoshiba
DateOctober 14, 2009
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Buildings
Column NameCommunity
PageCover, 6-8 (Neighborhood News section)
SubjectBuildings
Buildings distinguished by form
Fantastic architecture
Parking garages
Local SubjectCommunity Book Shelf
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. http://www.kclibrary.org/copy-requests
Item ID219075
CONTENTdm number38779
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