In the News & Observer today, we have the story of Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill's historic keeper of so many state records.
The library is operating quite inefficiently these days, thanks to some severe restrictions placed upon it by the state fire marshal's office, which inspected last year and found a slew of violations of the current fire code.
Essentially, the building needs, at minimum, $12 million in retrofitting to get back up to speed, and given the current economy, that isn't likely.
So the building will remain, for the time being, in a very inefficient limbo.
Read all about it here.