Little Free Library, A Tiny Library on Stilts in Manhattan

Little Free Library by Stereotank

This curious cylinder on stilts is a Little Free Library located at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral School in Manhattan. The library has portholes built into its walls so visitors can peek in (or out). Inside, a shelf holds a small selection of books for borrowing. Designed by Marcelo Ertorteguy and Sara Valente of Stereotank, the library is 1 of 10 different designs that were built in New York City as part of the recent PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, in a project organized by the The Architectural League. The 10 Manhattan libraries are part of the ongoing Little Free Library project. Stereotank’s library is scheduled to remain open until September 2013.

Little Free Library by Stereotank

Little Free Library by Stereotank

via designboom

Written by EDW Lynch

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