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On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, Michelle H. Harrell wrote:
> Ron Moore wrote: "Several messages to this list have recently taken up
> the issue of door art. I think it would be worthwhile to broaden the
> scope of this worthwhile issue to consider gateways, entry arches,
> entrance ways, and so on. ......Other great passages, anyone?"
> My favorite passage is the new entrance to Joyner Library at my alma
> mater East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. The web-site is
> http://www.lib.ecu.edu/ where you can catch a glimpse of it. Grand
> columns mark the entrance to a brick courtyard which leads you to the
> front door of the very modern library building. The tall classic
> columns are the only reference to the previous building which held
> Joyner library. It reminds me of Ancient Roman Ruins standing without
> a building. As you walk through the spaces between the columns,
> sensors triggers a short burst of music to chime. The sound varies
> when one person walks through compared to 5-6. I love watching people
> walk through unsuspectedly and see their reaction when the music
> chimes. They always look around and most will go through a couple
> more times just to hear it before continuing on their way. It's odd
> how we take for granted something as simple as an entrance- which
> reminds me of Christo's curtains and wrappings.
> Those nearby in NC go by and see this!
> Michelle H. Harrell
> North Garner Middle School
> Garner, North Carolina
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