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NYC Phone Booth Mini Library

Just like in the UK, phone booths aren't of much use for making calls, but they are practical infrastructure for other uses. Architect John Locke attached a pumpkin-orange set of shelves to an obsolete phone booth near 96th Street to create a mini, ultra-public library. Now the obsolete phone booth is useful and local residents are using it to pass books back and forth.

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