(360) Once-dead big box store is largest library in US

walmart-libraryDead malls, obsolete warehouses and passed-over big box retail outlets aren’t hard to find in North America.  What to do with all that space, all that land?  McAllen, Texas took the depressing carcass of a dead Wal-Mart and refitted it as a public library.  What an improvement: the largest library in the country, and an interior design award winner.

How an Abandoned Wal-Mart Became an Award-Winning
Public Library
 
Slate.com