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Not Your Ordinary Bookstore

Argentina’s El Ataneo Grand Splendid opened as a theater in 1919, later became a cinema and is now a bookstore.

Images: El Ataneo Grand Splendid, via Atlas Obscura.

At least it’s not a library…how can you resist not going on the stage and belting out a high C or “Ridi Pagliaccio!” – at least you won’t hear a resounding: “SSHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!

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