The Wal-Mart in Texas that became a library: 

The primary challenge of reusing the building was to create a highly functional, flexible library of 124,500 square feet on a single level. This area is equivalent to nearly 2 1/2 football fields, making the new library the largest single-story library in the U.S.

Good lord. More information (and pictures) here.

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    What a gorgeous interior renovation, producing a really airy, bright feeling in a space that feels really inviting.
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    This is amazing.
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    This is amazing. Brilliant re-use!
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    Incredible.
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    Now, that’s a good repurposing of space!
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    And it’s in McAllen. Excellent. On the border, exactly where it’s needed. I like this a lot.
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