Books – Coming to a Phone Booth Near You (that is if you live in Astoria)

March 1, 2012

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Just as Seaburn Books, the only book store in Astoria closed down due to rising rents and overhead costs, Astoria is slated to get phone booths with free books in built in shelfs.

A young architect came up with the concept for Manhattan but after an anonymous email about Seaburn closing and the demand for a book store in Astoria he decided to have it here too.

http://www.wwd.com/eye/design/architect-reimagines-phone-booths-as-book-swaps-5757431

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Ann

Thanks for posting this. I saw an article in the NYT about all the free book kiosks in Berlin and thought it would be GREAT here. Glad someone is doing it. I will try to find contact info to see if he needs volunteers.
Thanks again
Ann

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Peter Horowitz

That’s good of you Ann!
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Property Management Pro

This is the sort of innovation that society needs to hold onto. Think how many people have been made to smile by this!
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