Payphones Turned into Book Nooks

Architect John Locke repurposes payphones

Feb 27, 2012

Payphones get a second life as libraries. (Image: from John Locke's website)

What would you do with the ubiquitous phone booths strewn around New York City that are gradually becoming useless? Wait - useless? Not according architect to John Locke, who turns payphones into tiny libraries
Armed with plywood and a collection of books, Locke designed snugly-fitting bookcases, which he installed inside the phone booths. So far two pay phones have been revamped (but, according to the Atlantic Cities, have since been restored to their original, book-free purpose). 

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http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2012/02/how-new-york-pay-phones-became-g