October 20, 2017

Year in Architecture 2014: Public Library Data

For the Year in Architecture 2014, Library Journal solicited information from public libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. The tables below comprise complete financial and construction statistics for the 84 public library buildings submitted, including 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 K
Code Project
Cost
Const.
Cost
Gross
Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
Cost
Equip.
Cost
Other
Costs
Federal
Funds
State
Funds
Local
Funds
Gift
Funds
Architect
CALIFORNIA
Pico Rivera 64 B 13,024,269 8,840,891 16,199 545.77 1,000,000 3,183,378 0 0 13,024,269 0 Carde Ten Architects
San Francisco 17 B 14,331,220 10,061,435 8,500 1,183.70 500,000 3,765,426 0 0 13,831,220 500,000 Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects
Santa Monica 22 B 9,700,000 7,162,000 8,690 824.16 680,000 1,858,000 0 0 9,700,000 0 Koning Eizenberg Architecture
COLORADO
Carbondale 8 B 6,185,905 3,702,973 13,000 284.84 544,703 1,262,913 0 0 5,909,770 276,135 Humphries Poli; Willis Pember
Glenwood Springs 12 B 6,545,646 4,551,042 15,686 290.13 369,223 625,381 0 0 6,413,741 131,905 Humphries Poli Architects
FLORIDA
Fort Myers 202 B 20,142,557 16,361,733 43,135 379.32 1,172,718 2,608,106 0 0 18,735,972 1,456,000 BSSW Architects, Inc.
GEORGIA
Cumming 54 B 6,429,042 4,559,433 24,580 185.49 800,000 1,069,609 0 2,000,000 5,860,578 0 Craig, Gaulden, Davis
ILLINOIS
Chicago 44 B 1,174,416 943,804 8,300 113.71 154,881 75,731 0 0 1,174,416 0 STL Architects, Inc.
IOWA
Cedar Rapids 258 MS 44,513,000 23,454,679 94,000 249.52 7,967,717 5,580,934 25,520,330 10,000,000 4,800,000 4,195,670 OPN Architects, Inc.
MASSACHUSETTS
East Boston 40 B 17,360,988 10,045,600 14,878 675.20 1,085,000 4,630,388 0 7,255,988 10,105,000 0 William Rawn Associates
Granby 6 M 4,802,173 3,733,500 12,600 296.31 100,790 752,883 0 2,603,663 1,711,576 701,934 Johnson Roberts Associates
Westwood 14 M 12,398,165 9,148,365 32,026 285.65 818,000 2,431,800 0 3,883,915 9,300,000 690,000 Finegold Alexander & Associates
MINNESOTA
Minneapolis 49 B 11,214,969 8,660,829 30,000 288.69 682,686 1,871,454 0 0 11,214,969 0 VJAA
Saint Paul 30 O 15,493,208 10,262,950 41,155 249.37 619,972 3,439,728 0 0 15,493,208 0 HGA Architects & Engineers
NEW HAMPSHIRE
Bethlehem 3 M 1,700,000 1,200,000 5,000 240.00 200,000 300,000 50,000 0 90,000 1,560,000 E.H. Danson Associates
NEW MEXICO
Dixon 1 M 707,968 553,620 3,000 184.54 50,000 54,348 47,208 0 0 660,760 Autotroph Design
NEW YORK
Staten Island n/a B 11,837,318 7,254,616 10,000 725.46 574,850 3,303,852 0 740,042 11,097,277 0 A*PT Architecture
OHIO
Columbus 12 B 6,973,835 4,046,432 14,985 270.03 293,291 2,133,843 0 0 6,973,835 0 NBBJ Architects
Garfield Heights 29 B 11,512,740 9,387,788 30,000 313.93 928,232 935,020 0 0 11,512,740 0 Bostwick Design Partnership
North Royalton 31 B 10,651,209 8,182,936 30,000 272.76 1,042,766 900,507 0 0 10,651,209 0 Richard Fleischmann + Partners
Parma 58 B 13,563,654 10,307,945 42,918 240.17 1,272,709 1,101,700 0 0 13,563,654 0 Design Group
PENNSYLVANIA
Annville 22 M 960,000 740,000 7,000 105.71 26,000 0 0 0 0 960,000 None
Hollidaysburg 24 M 3,000,500 2,192,000 11,364 192.93 100,000 575,000 0 1,550,000 1,450,000 Kasun Architects, Inc.
SOUTH CAROLINA
Hanahan 16 B 2,075,095 1,549,095 6,700 231.21 156,000 130,000 0 38,000 2,037,095 0 SGA Architecture
SOUTH DAKOTA
Sioux Falls 31 M 3,504,490 2,806,000 15,720 178.50 365,390 333,100 0 0 3,504,490 0 Architecture Incorporated
VIRGINIA
Virginia Beach* 40 O 41,756,598 25,291,717 125,000 202.33 9,400,000 3,799,922 0 36,491,639 5,264,959 0 Carrier Johnson; RRMM; Anderson
WASHINGTON
Federal Way 92 B 7,786,000 5,428,000 15,000 361.87 1,207,000 1,151,000 0 0 7,786,000 0 SRG Partnership
WISCONSIN
Cedarburg 11 M 6,329,226 5,325,691 22,537 236.31 442,998 560,537 0 0 6,200,000 730,000 Engberg Anderson
CANADA
Toronto, Ont. 27 B 9,192,000 6,502,000 16,000 406.38 1,447,745 1,242,255 0 0 9,192,000 0 KPMB Architects
*Joint-use public and academic project, also listed under Academic New Buildings

 

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 K
Code Project
Cost
Const.
Cost
Gross
Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
Cost
Equip.
Cost
Other
Costs
Federal
Funds
State
Funds
Local
Funds
Gift
Funds
Architect
ALABAMA
Birmingham 19 B 1,771,599 1,498,420 8,000 187.30 268,179 5,000 100,000 150,000 1,403,420 118,180 Herrington Architects; Chasm Architecture
ARIZONA
Goodyear 80 B 2,325,471 552,636 10,363 53.30 308,985 113,850 0 0 2,325,471 0 Dick & Fritsche
Mesa 409 B 350,133 219,374 2,239 97.98 55,759 75,000 0 0 350,133 0 Emc2 Group Architect
CALIFORNIA
Glendale 192 B 6,766,371 5,306,889 26,000 204.11 431,224 1,028,258 0 0 8,185,228 0 Gruen Associates; Offenhauser/Mekeel
Lennox 23 B 8,336,000 5,388,500 10,826 497.74 691,000 2,256,500 0 0 0 8,336,000 CWA AIA, Inc.
Rio Linda 15 B 1,326,000 830,000 7,778 106.71 326,000 170,000 1,318,000 0 8,000 0 Architectural Nexus
San Carlos 34 B 1,460,000 1,255,000 21,836 57.47 85,000 120,000 0 0 928,000 532,000 Anderson Brulé Architects
COLORADO
Colorado Springs 178 MS 10,650,000 4,050,000 112,883 35.88 2,200,000 650,000 0 129,000 9,086,000 1,785,000 Humphries Poli Architects
CONNECTICUT
Ridgefield 24 M 20,756,170 17,781,545 43,671 407.17 1,070,449 1,904,176 0 500,000 7,498,331 12,758,120 Newman Architects PC
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Washington 25 B 10,199,995 9,000,000 17,000 529.41 449,995 750,000 0 0 10,199,995 0 Bell Architects
FLORIDA
Jupiter 57 B 1,681,604 1,142,103 24,950 45.80 336,437 203,064 0 0 1,681,604 0 Colomé & Associates, Inc.
Tampa 343 B 2,527,000 1,967,000 13,640 144.21 400,000 160,000 0 0 2,855,000 116,819 Long & Associates
Valrico 272 B 2,410,000 1,850,000 12,520 147.76 400,000 160,000 0 0 2,855,000 0 Long & Associates
ILLINOIS
Barrington 44 MS 8,786,000 6,636,000 60,000 110.60 1,500,000 650,000 0 0 8,800,000 0 Engberg Anderson
Lincolnshire 41 M 1,230,000 800,000 33,000 24.24 320,000 110,000 0 0 1,230,000 0 Product Architecture + Design
Niles 30 M 5,252,000 380,000 62,000 61.29 752,000 700,000 0 59,000 5,193,400 0 Product Architecture + Design
INDIANA
Kewanna 10 M 1,193,000 1,100,000 8,588 128.08 5,000 88,000 500,000 0 650,000 50,000 Mohler Architects, PC
IOWA
Nevada 7 M 2,253,959 1,738,500 17,000 102.26 306,523 208,936 0 0 1,120,000 1,133,959 FEH Associates, Inc.
KENTUCKY
Covington 50 B 12,445,000 10,139,000 64,700 156.70 1,211,000 1,095,000 0 0 12,195,980 249,020 DesignGroup
MARYLAND
Laurel 25 B 6,075,000 4,110,000 24,000 171.25 1,215,000 750,000 0 0 6,075,000 0 Grimm + Parker
Mt. Airy 24 B 503,031 394,336 16,431 24.00 95,025 13,670 0 157,000 346,031 0 Rubeling & Associates
MASSCHUSETTS
Athol 12 M 8,500,000 6,726,000 20,068 335.16 359,000 1,390,000 0 4,573,000 3,730,000 197,000 Tappé Associates, Inc.
Foxborough 17 M 10,806,053 7,974,589 32,638 244.33 750,450 2,081,014 0 3,644,606 7,500,000 540,000 LLB Architects
Holyoke 40 M 14,500,000 11,900,000 40,515 293.72 700,000 1,900,000 2,400,000 4,367,594 5,600,000 2,200,000 Finegold Alexander + Associates
North Easton 23 M 448,745 285,334 9,000 31.70 59,051 104,360 0 40,000 150,000 260,000 James Thomas Architect
West Tisbury 3 M 6,668,649 5,226,650 13,551 385.70 249,410 1,192,589 0 2,982,544 1,500,000 2,186,105 Oudens Ello Architecture
NEBRASKA
Yutan 2 M 73,137 65,469 1,708 38.33 1,281 6,387 0 0 73,137 0 Steve Eveans Architect PC
NEW JERSEY
Maywood 10 M 577,964 270,123 5,070 53.28 270,904 36,937 0 0 577,964 0 Arcari + Iovino
Norwood 6 M 652,985 506,235 5,150 98.30 75,000 71,750 0 0 652,985 0 Arcari + Iovino
NEW MEXICO
Hobbs 43 M 3,372,180 2,811,635 41,171 68.29 404,955 155,590 0 0 3,372,180 0 Teske Architects
NEW YORK
Brooklyn** 34 B 2,700,000 1,800,000 6,000 300.00 900,000 0 1,076,827 358,323 1,214,850 50,000 Beatty Harvey Coco Architects
Brooklyn 15 B 1,500,005 1,020,005 11,655 87.52 480,000 0 508,463 10,694 730,843 250,000 Beatty Harvey Coco Architects
Commack 118 B 4,469,271 3,468,368 13,074 265.29 394,534 606,369 0 247,402 4,215,682 6,187 BBS Architects
East Hampton 16 M 7,000,000 5,500,000 10,000 550.00 550,000 950,000 0 417,000 0 6,583,000 Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Skolnick Design
New York n/a B 9,673,408 7,526,311 18,986 396.41 574,758 1,572,339 0 1,710,244 6,434,754 1,528,410 Dattner Architects; Andrew Berman Architect
Plainview 28 O 338,650 182,800 4,290 42.60 132,350 23,500 0 122,383 216,267 0 John A. Grillo Architects
Staten Island n/a B 15,351,338 9,262,054 12,000 771.83 641,223 3,803,707 0 95,082 14,764,677 491,581 Andrew Berman Architect
OHIO
Avon 21 B 231,803 104,470 10,400 10.05 92,983 33,350 0 0 231,803 0 Arkinetics
Cincinnati 12 B 1,242,727 1,080,454 1,144 944.45 113,773 48,500 0 0 1,242,727 0 K4 Architecture
Euclid 48 M 1,133,409 942,068 28,193 33.42 53,073 138,268 0 0 1,116,909 16,500 Holzheimer, Bolek + Meehan (HBM)
Lodi 5 B 2,390,365 1,706,533 7,000 243.80 65,221 618,611 0 0 2,390,365 0 Prime Engineering/HBM Architects
Parma 58 B 14,465,548 12,617,320 28,826 437.70 787,181 1,061,047 0 0 14,465,548 0 Holzheimer, Bolek + Meehan (HBM)
OREGON
Newberg 23 M 385,000 195,000 3,600 54.17 125,000 65,000 0 0 0 385,000 DJ Architecture
PENNSYLVANIA
Pittsburgh 300 B 1,650,000 1,266,500 5,061 250.25 86,000 297,500 0 0 50,000 1,600,000 Loysen & Kreuthmeier Architects
RHODE ISLAND
Cranston 11 B 182,857 125,364 1,080 116.08 43,916 13,577 182,857 0 0 0 Saccoccio + Associates
TENNESSEE
Nashville 27 B 149,718 134,187 4,451 30.15 8,681 6,850 0 0 149,718 0 none
Nashville 47 B 304,180 245,680 25,540 9.62 23,500 35,000 0 0 215,160 89,020 Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc.
Nashville 20 B 304,150 269,113 12,210 22.04 0 35,037 0 0 304,150 0 none
Nashville 21 B 130,649 110,461 6,845 16.14 0 20,188 0 0 130,649 0 none
Old Hickory 10 B 372,804 298,596 5,694 52.44 20,304 53,904 153,316 0 219,488 0 none
WASHINGTON
Bellvue 126 B 748,000 514,000 3,740 137.43 187,000 47,000 0 0 748,000 0 SHKS Architects
Vashon Island 11 B 5,675,000 3,789,000 10,000 378.90 661,000 1,225,000 0 0 5,675,000 0 Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
WISCONSIN
Madison 233 MS 29,710,000 19,610,843 120,000 163.42 2,523,299 7,575,858 0 0 20,810,000 8,900,000 MSR (Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle)
CANADA
Brossard, Quebec 85 MS n/a 240,000 1,450 165.52 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Denis Roy
Calgary, Alberta 130 B 6,977,000 6,200,000 47,000 131.92 77,000 700,000 0 0 6,977,000 0 Marshall Tittemore Architects
**FEMA still owes the library more than $1 million for a portion of this work as the damage was caused by Superstorm Sandy in 2012

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