El Ateneo bookstore / Buenos Aires Argentina This bookstore, one of the biggest of Argentina (if not whole southamerica), is located inside a theater called Grand Splendid on Santa Fé Ave. This theater was bought by Grupo IHLSA (the owner of El Ateneo).
Vancouver Library Square The central branch of the Vancouver Public Library System is a nine-story glass building surrounded by a glass-covered walkway and Coliseum-esque colonnade complete with social space, reading areas, and study rooms.
These are the most beautiful wrought iron balusters, great on the front window or possibly the staircase. Wish we could find something like this. The Iowa State Law Library, Iowa, Usa in of the most majestic libraries in the world" post