Library Architecture … in Kansas 1


Okay, I have to admit that one of the last places that I would expect to find interesting and engaging architecture is in Kansas … and at a library to boot!  But, there it is …

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Kansas City Public Library Parking Garage

This building, which was the former First National Bank building at 10th and Baltimore, is a true masterpiece of craftsmanship with its marble columns, bronze doors and ornate mouldings.  Starting in 1999, they remodeled it and added a fifth floor, but it makes an impressive library.

Here are a couple of additional photos …

Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library by The Kansas City Public Library.

Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, Central Library

Kirk Hall Theater Setup by The Kansas City Public Library.

Kirk Hall Theater Setup

via LISKW and Flikr and Kansas City Library


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