R.I.P. Acres of Books

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  08.05.08 | 12:20 PM ET

imageThe family-run bookstore has been operating in Long Beach for nearly 75 years. It’ll be making way for a mixture of housing and art galleries, as part of a redevelopment project put together by the city. As for the owners? They’re going traveling. (Via The Book Bench)

Photo by Molly Bewigged via Flickr (Creative Commons)

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

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Ben 08.05.08 | 4:20 PM ET

In related news, the Strand Annex in lower Manhattan will close at the end of August. The main store on Broadway and the Central Park kiosk remain open.

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