September 18, 2014

Year in Architecture 2013: Public Library Data

For the Year in Architecture 2013, Library Journal solicited information from public libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013. The tables below comprise complete financial and construction statistics for the 77 public library buildings submitted, including three Canadian projects.

Public New Buildings

Symbol Code: B—Branch Library; BS—Branch & System Headquarters; M—Main Library; MS—Main & System Headquarters; S—System Headquarters; O—combined use space; n/a—not available; lf—linear feet
POP IN KCODEPROJECT COSTCONST. COSTGROSS SQ. FT.SQ. FT. COSTEQUIP. COSTSITE COSTOTHER COSTSVOLUMESREADERS SEATSARCHITECT
CALIFORNIA
Berkeley106B5,400,0005,000,0008,700574.71400,000Owned1,500,00035,00071Field Paoli Architects
E. Rancho Dmgz.13B7,797,0004,950,0007,200687.50560,000926,5001,360,50035,00058Carde Ten Architects
Lemon Grove30B5,678,7015,303,70113,210401.49375,000Ownedn/a38,186110Roesling Nakamura Terada
National City2B1,789,0751,708,6852,585661.0080,390Ownedn/a8,24943Safdie Rabines Architects
San Francisco26B14,067,2448,649,0099,527907.84500,0001,170,7953,747,4403,333 lf.46THA Architecture; KPa+d
COLORADO
Denver35B10,748,2106,000,00028,490210.60500,158402,7503,845,302100,00082OZ Architecture
Silt56B2,300,0001,900,0007,500253.33275,0000125,00056123OZ Architecture; Burgeon Group
FLORIDA
Belle Glade18B7,573,6426,279,00017,000369.35678,113Leased616,52946,000104Slattery & Associates
Boca Raton85M10,711,1068,156,61742,000194.211,250,000Owned1,304,489125,000205PGAL
ILLINOIS
Chicago57B12,068,1336,816,22216,533412.28186,147891,8124,173,95245,000140Lohan Anderson
IOWA
Cedar Rapids129B2,054,2901,359,77022,18061.30428,515Leased266,00590,00060OPN Architects, Inc.
KENTUCKY
Falmouth15M3,695,5002,947,52713,700215.15250,000250,000247,97346,000105Pearson & Peters Architects
LOUISIANA
Baton Rouge80B6,223,7904,312,87915,838272.31402,534808,038699,33945,000126Bani, Carville & Brown
MASSACHUSETTS
Millis8M7,789,5695,260,05717,800295.50367,4131,229,636932,463100,000141Oudens Ello Architecture
MINNESOTA
Cannon Falls10M1,611,3271,356,2277,527180.18100,000Owned155,10030,00036SHE
MISSOURI
Kansas City27B12,345,2008,700,00035,000248.57565,0002,300,000780,20074,000150SAPP Design Associates
NEW YORK
Brooklyn220B15,278,00013,448,00018,000747.11310,000Owned1,520,0003,127 lf.112Sen Architect
Flushing28B6,489,0002,168,1208,800246.38300,0003,500,000520,88036,00086Integrated Design Group
Glen Oaks24B18,900,00015,415,00018,000856.392,100,000Owned1,385,00060,000115Marble Fairbanks
OHIO
Mayfield31B11,409,1288,690,91130,000289.70595,8889,1282,113,201439,475116URS Corporation
Olmsted Falls23B1,489,0611,352,0256,000225.34109,9293,25023,8573,40019Van Dyke Architects
Austin29M4,478,0002,400,00010,862220.96375,0001,330,000373,000n/a68pro forma architecture
Midland147B7,797,0003,520,00033,000106.67765,0003,200,000312,000500,00088Dewberry
University Park24M3,984,9721,447,93017,50082.74597,9411,591,610347,49160,000105Dewberry
VIRGINIA
Aldie100B17,977,0023,662,10540,00091.553,412,64110,659,200243,05690,000276Samaha Associates
Salem19B5,214,7204,220,54315,215277.39243,077Owned750,1005,157 lf.101HBM Architects
WASHINGTON
Duvall14B7,209,6904,111,9708,000514.00457,085Owned2,640,635226,902126Johnston Architects
CANADA
Edmonton, Alta.40B14,069,2679,561,00015,352622.791,462,341Owned3,045,92643,390113Dub; Hughes Condon Marler

Public Additions and Renovations

Symbol Code: B—Branch Library; BS—Branch & System Headquarters; M—Main Library; MS—Main & System Headquarters; S—System Headquarters; O—combined use space; n/a—not available; lf—linear feet
POP IN KCODEPROJECT COSTCONST. COSTGROSS SQ. FT.SQ. FT. COSTEQUIP. COSTSITE COSTOTHER COSTSVOLUMESREADERS SEATSARCHITECT
ARIZONA
Tucson75B1,770,0001,172,00015,74074.46355,000Owned243,0003,000 lf.122BWS Architects
CALIFORNIA
American Canyon20B1,630,0001,003,4065,376186.65230,000Owned396,5942,355 lf.36Noll & Tam
Beverly Hills34M4,452,2853,205,00012,000267.08494,610Owned752,675750 lf.96Johnson Favaro LLC
Mission Viejo162M421,759339,0941,944174.4321,918Ownedn/a800Robert R. Coffee Architect
Oakland17B656,549529,5493,430154.3922,000Owned105,00030,00042Noll & Tam
COLORADO
Bayfield9M3,022,1011,630,86812,460130.88368,659866,456156,1182,60046Humphries Poli
Denver19B684,950439,57410,00043.96172,841Owned72,53527,00070Humphries Poli
Grand Junction147MS7,224,4905,708,58345,000126.86240,0467,2411,268,620150,000164Barker Rinker Seacat
Rocky Ford4M325,000265,0001,200220.834,500Owned55,5002,00015Humphries Poli
Vail5M2,255,0001,675,00020,18482.99240,000Owned340,00059,529122Snowdon & Hopkins
DELAWARE
Bear96M5,500,0003,000,00027,600108.70556,200Owned1,943,800119,46698Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Washington34B14,879,00012,000,00023,000521.74879,000Owned2,000,00050,000200Core Group; HMA2
GEORGIA
Lawrenceville53B1,550,000884,00020,13543.90466,000Owned200,000761 lf.265Precision Planning Inc.
HAWAII
Lahaina12M278,000259,3006,00043.2218,700Owned0n/a24Archipelago Maui
IDAHO
Lewiston31M4,251,7162,661,34520,100132.41570,661595,000424,71050,000138Castellaw Kom Architects (CKA)
ILLINOIS
Arlington Heights75M2,722,0002,169,00060,00036.15404,000Owned149,000347,000309Product Architecture + Design
Chicago62B4,442,5942,688,5095,000537.7095,271Owned1,658,8148,00090Stephen Rankin Associates
Schaumburg127M2,054,7941,188,9527,000169.85713,635Owned152,20710,000108Dewberry
MARYLAND
Glenarden40BS799,000630,0009,42566.9495,000Owned74,00030,00070Gant Brunnett Architects
Solomons18B1,010,222800,7688,90089.97125,392Leased84,0624,036 lf.83Gant Brunnett Architects
Temple Hills24B921,000700,00011,06163.29110,000Owned111,00030,000120Gant Brunnett Architects
MINNESOTA
Grand Marais6M1,487,5611,353,0217,600178.0355,000Owned79,5401,188 lf.87DSGW
Minneapolis24B3,200,0001,788,0004,593389.29460,000Owned952,00030,37552Hagen, Christensen & McIlwain
Watertown1B214,52051,5204,40011.70140,000Owned23,0001,840 lf.15Leo A. Daly
NEW JERSEY
South River15M2,406,8192,193,07514,594150.27n/aOwned213,7443,024 lf.n/aArcari + Iovino
NEW YORK
Armonk11M179,553154,3592,03076.0416,617Owned8,5771,329 lf.2Arcari + Iovino
Bayside30B1,300,000933,71910,30090.65247,719Owned118,56240,500116Integrated Design Group
Brooklyn70B6,300,0005,400,00015,900339.62300,000Owned600,000n/a62Vincent Benic Architect
Brooklyn2,500M3,662,4153,251,8315,500591.24116,089Owned294,495n/a176Toshiko Mori Architect
Dix Hills49M268,700242,70048,0005.060Owned26,000n/an/aDCS Infrastructure
Liverpool51M8,0008,0001,6005.00n/aOwned0n/a11John P. Kennedy
Smithtown118M6,830,8755,731,93728,328202.34598,938Owned500,000152,000153BBS Architects
NORTH CAROLINA
Chapel Hill55M17,282,49012,800,00062,300205.461,100,000Owned3,382,490340,000220Corley Redfoot Architects
OHIO
Cleveland Heights60BS688,948601,1964,000150.3087,752Owned0n/an/aStudioTechne
Powell27B247,207100,7455,00020.15124,152Leased22,31026,00051MKC Associates
OKLAHOMA
Oklahoma City80B3,487,7712,495,52720,164123.76730,744Owned261,500112,754149ADG
PENNSYLVANIA
Bala Cynwyd15B6,734,5324,454,60124,400182.57980,489Owned1,299,442130,000120VITETTA Group
Bryn Mawr14B9,515,6826,696,00139,400169.951,425,534Owned1,394,14712,449 lf.160VITETTA Group
SOUTH CAROLINA
Columbia44MS327,744199,3542,01099.18112,305Owned16,085303 lf.45CDA Architects
Eastover5B1,852,9881,371,7955,704240.50251,761Owned229,432942 lf.59CDA Architects
TEXAS
Brownsville252M1,476,3931,036,9716,823151.98394,664Owned44,758n/a242Walker-Perez & Associates
Dallas53B4,500,0002,988,74016,200184.49342,302Owned1,168,95849,000114Hidell & Associates Architects
Little Elm25M1,277,136877,1369,70090.42280,000Owned120,00035,00085Hidell & Associates Architects
VIRGINIA
Broadway18B301,078210,4335,80436.2651,429Leased39,216806 lf.26Lantz Construction
WASHINGTON
Vancouver60B748,526439,9553,575123.06179,795Leased128,77620,00248SHKS Architects
WISCONSIN
Milwaukeen/aM569,000449,0006,90065.0750,000Owned70,000n/an/aHGA
WYOMING
Jackson22M9,950,0007,797,81935,000222.79768,352Owned1,383,829125,00075Humphries Poli
CANADA
Toronto27B4,072,9002,969,00011,350261.59561,900Owned542,00042,20076G. Bruce Stratton
Toronto33B8,405,0006,547,00017,500374.111,064,000Owned794,00080,000130Diamond + Schmitt; Burgeon

 

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