The inside of the Nott Memorial is very much an open space. The main building is a cylinder, capped by a dome-shaped roof, supported by steel columns.
There are 3 'floors' - balconies is more accurate - that run round the outside perimeter of the building. There's an art gallery on the second and third levels, and seating for a quiet place to study as well.
Curved iron staircases carry you from level to level, although there is an elevator as well. The floor on the first level is exquisitely tiled.
I loved the light coming in through the stained glass windows and the gentle curves of the stairs and walls. Even my 6 year old loved this wonderful place!
Monday Mural: rabbit carp - Along the edge of Chinatown near the 880 freeway stands a running frieze of colorful murals. This one caught my fancy because it blends two animals. Wou...
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