Did you know...?

April 2005
Dolly;Apr2005, Issue 414, special section p3
Focuses on the comeback of phone booths as of April 2005. Reason behind the installation of phone booths in restaurants and libraries in the U.S.


Related Articles

  • Phone Booth Reserved For Cells.  // Wireless Week;1/1/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p34 

    Features the Bitmore Room, a restaurant in New York which has its own cellular telephone booth for diners. Statement from restaurant owner Jeff Mills about the booth; Recommended food for diners.

  • Phone box plight rings home. Montgomery, Tom // Farmers Weekly;4/29/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 17, following p108 

    Deals with the response of the residents of Ilton-cum-Pott at Yorkshire Dales, England to the possible removal of a telephone box in the town in May 2005. Comments on the importance of the phone booth to the residents of the area; Comments on the available telephone signal in the town; Remarks...

  • Repurposing payphones - how abandoned booths could transform urban centers. Prall, Derek // American City & County Exclusive Insight;8/6/2014, p2 

    The article reports on the move of New York City which is considering what to do with the outdated and mostly non-functioning telephone booths. It cites several cities in other countries which have repurposed their booths instead of removing them including London, England. It adds that there are...

  • Please Deposit $97K.  // Popular Mechanics;Mar2005, Vol. 182 Issue 3, p22 

    The article reports that two Japanese researchers have created a" Star Wars"-style holographic telephone booth. It scans the image of callers with a camera and displays it for the recipient via a spinning projection cylinder. The fuzzy 3D image created inside the cylinder is 8 inches in diameter...

  • Phone Booth Revival. Stauder, Libby York // Wireless Week;8/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 16, p30 

    The article evaluates the public use of telephone booths in the U.S. Because of the popularity of cellular telephones, public telephone booths have diminished attractiveness to telecommunication consumers. However, the development of the Cell Zone telephone booth product sees major advantages....

  • GOING RIGHT TO THE TOP.  // New Yorker;10/22/1979, Vol. 55 Issue 36, p47 

    The article focuses on the problem during the filming of the thirty-second television commercial of "Tap Dancing" in New York City. The problem highlights on the failure to find a traditional phone booth that is needed for the production. Efforts exerted by commercial agency men Gaston Braun and...

  • A NEW LIBRARY IN A BRITISH PHONE BOOTH. Kelley, Michael; Rapp, David; Warburton, Bob // Library Journal;10/1/2011, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p13 

    The article reports that Clinton, New York has transformed a red British telephone kiosk into a so-called Book Booth, filling it with about 100 books and including it as a branch of the Clinton Community Library.

  • They Still Got It. YABLON, ALEX; Robledo, S. Jhoanna; Snook, Raven; Whitford, Emma // New York;11/17/2014, Vol. 47 Issue 26, p59 

    The article offers information on the places which will no more exist in New York including wooden telephone booths, Big-Screen Porn Theater, and Chino-Cuban restaurants. Topics discussed include the wooden telephone booths with vintage folding doors, wooden seats, and electric lights which have...

  • Remaking a British Icon.  // National Geographic;Aug2012, Vol. 222 Issue 2, p15 

    The article reports on various uses being made of the British red iron-and-glass public telephone booths that have been taken out of service since cell phones became commonplace.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics