Pleats & The Boston Public Library

Weekend trip to Boston this fall?? Yes, please!!

Years ago, when I first step foot into the Boston Public Library, it completely changed the meaning of the word ‘library’ for me. This is not just any ordinary library, it’s the Boston Public Library(copley square)! I’ve never seen anything quite like this before. It was a complete architectural masterpiece with its massive marble staircase greeting you as you enter, the gorgeous chandeliers, renaissance murals, galleries, sky high arch vaulted ceilings, detailed crown moldings, etc.

The ‘feel’ of the space felt Parisian to me and of course I am in LOVE w/ all things French since my honeymoon trip to Paris. Dug a little deeper and I found out that in deed one of Charles McKim’s design influences stemmed from the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris!

So I had a vision. The vision was to enjoy a cup of tea super early on a Sat. morning at the central…

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