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Two-year-old Montreal library falling to pieces - Globe and Mail
Ben | January 25, 2007 at 10:06 amby
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Glass panels crashing to sidewalk below PETER RAKOBOWCHUK Canadian Press MONTREAL -- Going to the library could be dangerous to your health. The $98-million Grande Bibliothèque, Quebec's main library and archive, has been falling apart a few pieces at a time. Glass panels have been slipping from the exterior of the five-storey building, but book lovers and pedestrians could be protected in a novel way: a proposed safety perimeter of gardens, trees and awnings, which is also the most affordable ...