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Abandoned Walmart Turned Into Giant Public Library With Gorgeous Interior. But Where Do They park Walmarts? : TreeHugger

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Dave notes that it is also successful; “Within the first month following the opening, new user registration increased by 23%” Everyone thinks it is a wonderful example of adaptive reuse. But one of the problems in reusing big box stores is that they are usually in lousy locations for uses like libraries; they are in places for cars, not kids and seniors who often depend on public libraries. And indeed, the new main library gets a car-dependent walkscore of 49.

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