Library Renovations (2)

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The East Building Atrium, with Alexander Calder’s famend cellular Untitled (1976) and Andy Goldsworthy’s Roof (2004-2005), will stay open. Visitors could access the Concourse and walkway to the West Building, and luxuriate in Leo Villareal’s Multiverse (2008), the Gallery Shops, and the Cascade Café and Espresso Bar. The library within the East Building will remain open by appointment and its program of focus installations will stay open to the general public.

On the left as you walk in the front doors is the flamboyant room. The Lady’s parlor was the showplace, and has the fanciest plasterwork on the ceiling, and the clearest window lights. The mantle has columns which can be signatures of Mr. Day. Notice the floor boards, which have been milled from the heartwood of the native pines, run the entire length of the room. In the basement you possibly can see that each floorboard is hand fitted to each joist. One of many examples of the craftsmanship that went into the development.

The cupboards had been connected to each other by a shelf over the window. The built-in look was completed with the addition of a window seat that joined the 2 cabinets across their bottoms. A drawer was added beneath the window seat to match the drawers in every of the now-connected chests, and quarter-round was added as trim around each of the three drawers. Then the whole piece was re-finished in a beautiful light oak color.Renovation