Wednesday, December 24, 2008

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

(image via: JFK Library)

There’s another kind of library that can be very cool, regardless of one’s political slant - the presidential library. Above is the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum at Columbia point in Boston.

(image via: Museums of Boston)

Designed by renowned modernist architect I. M. Pei, the library displays soaring lines that characterize the hopes and dreams epitomized by the all too short Kennedy presidency. The complex is situated in a sprawling, 10-acre parklike setting that provides magnificent views of Boston’s harbor and skyline.

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