In the picturesque Welsh village of Hawarden, about three hours travel time from London, a stunningly beautiful residential library has stood as a national monument to British prime minister William E. Gladstone for over a century.
It's easy to interpret the 2012 election as a ratification of Barack Obama's first term. But down in Austin, the LBJ Presidential Library is making a strong case that the legacy voters cemented in November was Lyndon Johnson's.
What will breathe new life into Pullman and create a draw to this unique piece of Americana? Turn the factory into the most visible adaptive-reuse project in the world: The Barack Obama Presidential Library.