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By William H. Benson

Jay Walker and the Library of Human Imagination


In 2002, multi-millionaire Jay Walker designed and built his Library of Human Imagination. Located in Ridgefield, Conn., Walker’s 3,600-square-foot home stores and displays his collection of books – more than 50,000 volumes – plus his myriad of museum-quality artifacts.

It is both library and museum. Wired magazine wrote that “it is the most amazing library in the world,” and after seeing pictures and videos of it, I agree.

First, Walker drew his inspiration for the library’s floor tile from the 20th century designer, M. C. Escher. The tile design that Walker created reveals a t...

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