Joy (cithra) wrote,

suction cups in the sky

I have to confess I like the new Central Library much better in 'person' than I did from the drawings/plans. I walk by the site on my way to work, and it's grown on me. It will never be a favorite building of mine, I don't think, as it is in an architectural style I don't really care for, but I don't loathe the sight of it as I was afraid I was going to.

This morning I got to watch them use a set of giant suction cups attached to a crane to carry one of the glass panes from the truck bed up to where the workers were installing it. I saw them dangling empty at first, and my first thought was "eh?" Pretty cool...

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