The Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library in High Point, North Carolina has over 4,000 titles, making it the largest furniture specialty library in the world. Volumes date back to 1640 and even include original work from 18th century masters such as Chippendale. With a pair of white gloves, you can even get up close and personal with the rare collection.
In other news, check out some wild Russian mansions and in NYC, finding a parking spot gets easier with an app. See the headlines after the jump.
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