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Massive Theater Converted Into Magnificent Bookstore - My Modern Metropolis

This is not only gorgeous but a marvelous way to save and convert old movie palaces. So many of these vintage structures have been demolished over the years and it’s delightful to see one not only spared but retaining its beauty and splendor plus remaining as a viable and lucrative business.
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Wow, what a building! Imagine book browsing in there!
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Reminds me of the old central lending library in Leicester :-

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only on a much grander scale.
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Top 10 Most Beautiful Places to Read ~~~~~> Top 10 Most Beautiful Places to Read Books | Education Hub - Health, Finance, Schools and Jobs

The first three nooks look the most cozy & inviting to me but the 5th photo, the Royal Portuguese Reading Room, is awesome!
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Just beautiful! Almost makes me want to take up reading.
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Ten cats who live at the library ~~~> 10 Cats Who Live at the Library | Mental Floss
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You post the coolest stuff! I will share this with my cat-loving friends & family. My daughter feeds 7 feral cats, two of which she caught in a cage, took them to the local shelter, had them neutered so they wouldn't produce more feral kittens and then brought them home. They are Dusk and Dawn. I get to feed them all when my daughter goes to the desert to do her photography. (on Facebook, Photos From Below Sea Level) They're all pretty tame when I go over there.
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ZAP's right Tabby--------you post the coolest stuff! Thanks!
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ZAP;1505358 wrote: You post the coolest stuff! I will share this with my cat-loving friends & family. My daughter feeds 7 feral cats, two of which she caught in a cage, took them to the local shelter, had them neutered so they wouldn't produce more feral kittens and then brought them home. They are Dusk and Dawn. I get to feed them all when my daughter goes to the desert to do her photography. (on Facebook, Photos From Below Sea Level) They're all pretty tame when I go over there.


Kudos to your daughter, ZAP! Are the cats still mostly feral or has she been able to domesticate them by degrees?
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AnneBoleyn;1505359 wrote: ZAP's right Tabby--------you post the coolest stuff! Thanks!


:) Thanks, AnneB ! I'm glad you enjoy them!
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They are in varying degrees of tameness. Dawn & Dusk are pretty tame, but still leery. Some are quite skittish. There's a big, fluffy orange cat with white paws who comes up to me when I go to feed them. He(?) tries to rub against my legs to hurry me up. My daughter lives next door to me and her house has a fenced yard which is gated. Through the gates, to an area about 20 feet away, under a big tree is Kim's Haven. Feeding dishes, water pans, a water hose and an abandoned cat house are here. The cats don't live here however. They come around when it's feeding time. One is an outcast and I've seen him(?) in my backyard at times. Also arriving at feeding time are 1-4 pea*c*o*c*ks (from one neighbor, who also has guinea fowl who visit) and another neighbor's little dog who is not supposed to be running loose. I think that neighbor hopes that Kim will adopt this dog as she adopted one of his about 8 years ago. Also visiting are several doves, which I feed in my yard but they don't usually show up until after the rest of the circus have gone.
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tabby;1505452 wrote: Kudos to your daughter, ZAP! Are the cats still mostly feral or has she been able to domesticate them by degrees?


With the six we've adopted in Crete one is really tame, two are getting there and the other three are still wary, one very much so. We've had the five we can handle neutered but the sixth is having to wait until we get back there in April.
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10 bookstores built in strange places around the world, from boats to bank vaults:

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