St. Louis Beacon Tours Public Library, Glass Floors to be Gone, but $70M Renovation Coming

Unfortunately the original 1912 glass floors and multi-story stacks will soon be gone, as will the pneumatic tube system (surely Bob Cassily can find a use for those – right?) but it’s all part of a much-needed and ambitious renovation plan for the St. Louis Public Library. With any luck the process will avoid the cost overruns and other issues that plagued the recent Indianapolis Central Library Project. Of course I would have loved to see a plan of that magnitude for St. Louis.


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