[LMB] [SPAM?] Re: OT: library p*rn
paal at gis.net
Wed Sep 19 04:07:06 BST 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca>
> On Tue, 18 Sep 2007, J M wrote:
>> I was working for the Ottawa Public Library when they had just finished
>> building the now 'decrepit' library. It was considered a marvel. All
>> space and a facility that didn't *leak*. Open spaces...room to grow.
>> Funny how a mere 37 years changes perspective.
> Yes. It has leaked for many years.
If Frank Lloyd Wright had designed it, it would never have NOT leaked!
The sad fact is that new buildings get money, money for -maintenance- of
existing buildings, however, is much more difficult to pry loose...
> And we won't get into the land deal involving a member of the then-library
> board that put the new library on only half the lot of the old one.
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