Public Libraries Data | Year in Architecture 2018

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For the Year in Architecture 2018, Library Journal solicited information from public libraries nationwide that had undergone new builds and renovation/addition projects completed between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. 

NEW BUILDINGS

Community Pop
in K
Code Project
Cost
Const.
Cost
Gross
Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
Cost
Equip.
Cost
Site
Cost
Other
Costs
Federal
Funds
State
Funds
Local
Funds
Gift
Funds
Architect
ALABAMA
Madison 49 B $8,670,000 $5,300,000 25,000 $212.00 $750,000 $920,000 $1,700,000 $0 $0 $7,749,000 $921,000 HBM Architects;
Fuqua & Partners
ARKANSAS
Sherwood 31 B $5,855,014 $4,182,756 14,244 $293.65 $393,246 $839,284 $439,728 $0 $0 $5,855,014 $0 Taggart Architects
CALIFORNIA
Artesia 17 B $10,300,000 $7,500,000 10,836 $692.14 $800,000 Owned $2,000,000 $0 $0 $10,300,000 $0 IBI Group
Whittier 9 B $7,000,000 $4,800,000 7,040 $681.82 $500,000 Owned $1,700,000 $0 $0 $7,000,000 $0 Emar Studio for
Public Architecture
CONNECTICUT
Oxford 13 M $3,740,000 $3,000,000 11,978 $250.46 $132,000 Owned $608,000 $0 $0 $3,628,000 $112,000 Peter Gisolfi
Associates
DELAWARE
New Castle 12 M $23,565,927 $16,879,883 43,000 $392.56 $1,109,988 $3,051,181 $2,524,875 $0 $12,210,106 $16,038,739 $690,000 Tetra Tech;
Perkins + Will
FLORIDA
Tampa 17 B $9,964,965 $4,009,000 16,850 $237.93 $985,000 $305,000 $4,665,965 $0 $500,000 $9,464,965 $0 Harvard Jolly
Architecture
GEORGIA
Marietta 756 B $14,050,000 $11,900,000 31,000 $383.87 $1,000,000 $600,000 $550,000 $0 $2,000,000 $12,050,000 $0 CAS Architecture
HAWAII
Nanakuli 27 B $15,500,000 n/a 18,000 n/a n/a Owned n/a $0 $15,500,000 $0 $0 CDS International
KANSAS
Wichita 390 M $34,352,605 $22,035,211 105,200 $209.46 $4,015,229 $3,425,950 $4,876,215 $0 $0 $31,190,000 $5,500,000 GLMV Architecture
KENTUCKY
Louisville 178 O $15,474,139 $11,883,507 38,191 $311.16 $858,153 $1,451,900 $1,280,579 $0 $1,380,000 $12,571,900 $1,522,239 JRA Architects;
MSR Design
OHIO
Hilliard 100 B $15,074,743 $8,875,398 55,000 $161.37 $973,542 $925,000 $4,300,803 $0 $0 $15,074,743 $0 DesignGroup
Middleburg Hts. 16 B $7,500,000 $6,000,000 16,000 $375.00 $500,000 Owned $1,000,000 $0 $0 $7,500,000 $10,000 HBM Architects
Youngstown 25 B $4,375,858 $3,512,766 11,514 $305.09 $539,438 Owned $323,654 $0 $0 $2,695,858 $1,680,000 Faniro Architects
SOUTH CAROLINA
Simpsonville 46 B $9,514,394 $6,578,774 28,064 $234.42 $1,309,922 $911,016 $714,612 $0 $0 $9,387,385 $126,939 McMillan Pazdan
Smith;

Margaret Sullivan Studio
SOUTH DAKOTA
Aberdeen 39 M $8,339,178 $6,514,200 28,200 $231.00 $1,040,250 Owned $784,728 $0 $0 $6,239,178 $2,100,000 CO-OP Architecture;
MSR Design
TEXAS
Arlington 392 M $29,082,020 $19,044,730 81,228 $234.46 $3,933,000 Owned $6,104,290 $0 $0 $21,508,465 $7,573,555 Dewberry
Austin 968 MS $127,181,971 $100,621,800 213,450 $471.41 $8,380,700 $14,425 $18,165,046 $0 $0 $127,181,971 $0 Lake | Flato;
Shepley Bulfinch
WASHINGTON
Tukwila 20 B $8,890,000 $6,600,000 10,000 $660.00 $670,000 $550,000 $1,070,000 $0 $0 $8,890,000 $0 Perkins + Will
WISCONSIN
Colby 7 M $2,200,000 $1,700,000 10,600 $160.38 $300,000 $100 $199,900 $500,000 $0 $500,000 $1,200,000 Cedar Corporation
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

ADDITIONS & RENOVATIONS

Community Pop in K Code Project Cost Const. Cost Gross Sq. Ft. Sq. Ft. Cost Equip. Cost Site Cost Other Costs Federal Funds State Funds Local Funds Gift Funds Architect
CALIFORNIA
Napa 140 MS $4,230,220 $2,940,098 13,300 $221.06 $526,723 Owned $763,399 $0 $0 $4,230,220 $0 Noll & Tam Architects
COLORADO
Littleton 135 B $4,200,000 $3,348,885 30,000 $111.63 $485,000 Owned $366,335 $0 $0 $4,176,715 $23,285 Humphries Poli Architects
GEORGIA
Barnesville 19 B $2,153,865 $1,673,865 13,000 $128.76 $100,000 $200,000 $180,000 $0 $1,380,000 $773,865 $0 CAS Architecture
Cumming 67 B $7,249,525 $5,384,612 39,183 $137.42 $1,093,464 Owned $771,449 $0 $2,000,000 $5,244,525 $5,000 McMillan Pazdan Smith
ILLINOIS
Elmhurst 45 M $1,406,505 $838,995 25,000 $33.56 $363,000 Owned $204,510 $0 $0 $1,406,505 $0 Product Architecture + Design
INDIANA
Anderson 71 MS $471,532 $192,383 8,350 $23.26 $200,727 Owned $78,422 $0 $0 $471,532 $0 Kimberly Bolan & Associates
Bloomington 147 M $270,348 $37,211 32,000 $1.17 $220,163 Owned $12,974 $0 $0 $270,348 $0 Kimberly Bolan & Associates
Fishers 141 B $690,000 $425,000 23,000 $18.48 $225,000 Owned $40,000 $0 $0 $690,000 $0 Kimberly Bolan & Associates
Gary 77 M $5,374,997 $4,531,239 50,000 $90.62 $271,682 Owned $572,076 $0 $0 $5,374,997 $0 Forms & Funktion, Inc.
North Vernon 28 M $109,479 $31,836 4,100 $7.77 $67,643 Owned $10,000 $0 $0 $99,479 $10,000 Kimberly Bolan & Associates
MASSACHUSETTS
Barrington 16 M $3,097,000 $2,010,000 13,450 $149.45 $400,000 Owned $687,000 $0 $0 $3,097,000 $0 Tappé Architects
Franklin 33 M $10,070,909 $7,720,466 29,938 $257.88 $928,377 Owned $1,422,066 $0 $0 $10,500,000 $0 LLB Architects
MISSOURI
Ellisville 64 B $9,577,872 $7,110,502 43,981 $161.67 $861,228 Owned $1,606,142 $0 $0 $9,577,872 $0 Bond Architects
Florissant 24 B $6,359,985 $4,909,100 34,519 $142.21 $561,467 Owned $889,418 $0 $0 $6,359,985 $0 Bond Architects
NEBRASKA
Norfolk 24 M $8,766,642 $6,998,055 38,000 $184.16 $803,000 Owned $965,587 $0 $750,000 $8,011,904 $22,000 Alley Poyner Macchietto
NEW JERSEY
Holmdel 17 M $2,129,000 $1,779,000 16,000 $111.19 $250,000 Leased $100,000 $0 $0 $2,129,000 $0 Arcari + Iovino
Pompton Plains 15 M $358,284 $326,170 1,400 $232.98 $9,614 Owned $22,500 $0 $0 $0 $358,284 James P. Cutillo & Associates
NEW YORK
Livonia 8 M $2,100,000 $1,866,625 7,500 $248.89 $99,400 Owned $133,975 $0 $597,000 $1,403,000 $100,000 Passero Associates
Port Washington 30 M $2,795,000 $2,410,000 5,500 $438.19 $35,000 Owned $350,000 $0 $650,000 $645,000 $1,500,000 Lee H. Skolnick; Stalco Construction
White Plains 55 M $2,603,632 $1,567,000 24,499 $63.97 $400,000 Owned $636,632 $0 $374,000 $1,000,000 $1,229,632 Bermello Ajamil & Partners
NORTH CAROLINA
Charlotte 50 B $8,000,000 $7,164,703 26,711 $268.23 n/a Owned n/a $0 $0 $8,000,000 $0 HBM Architects
Monroe 223 MS $918,444 $339,337 23,000 $14.76 $528,797 Owned $50,310 $28,000 $0 $890,444 $0 Kimberly Bolan & Associates
OHIO
Dayton 460 MS $64,000,000 $47,000,000 224,000 $209.83 $2,600,000 Owned $14,400,000 $0 $0 $64,000,000 $0 Group 4 Architecture
Pickerington 15 B $750,000 $530,000 4,200 $126.19 $120,000 Leased $100,000 $0 $0 $0 $750,000 Moody Nolan
Springfield 132 MS $3,319,990 $3,043,004 7,890 $385.68 $0 Owned $276,986 $0 $0 $3,319,990 $0 McCall Sharp Architecture
SOUTH CAROLINA
Columbia 15 B $3,177,659 $2,091,786 11,094 $188.55 $502,746 Owned $583,127 $0 $0 $3,111,059 $66,600 Boudreaux; McMillan Pazdan; Margaret Sullivan
Columbia 40 B $4,405,745 $3,069,745 14,700 $208.83 $445,000 Owned $891,000 $0 $0 $4,340,745 $65,000 Liollio Architecture
Columbia 8 B $1,501,954 $893,954 4,100 $218.04 $260,000 Owned $348,000 $0 $0 $1,501,954 $0 Liollio Architecture
TENNESSEE
Winchester 42 O $135,981 $83,844 11,479 $7.30 $28,340 Owned $23,797 $0 $0 $23,992 $111,989 Mark Bennett
TEXAS
Cuero 9 M $2,300,000 $2,082,575 13,000 $160.20 $25,000 Owned $192,425 $0 $0 $2,300,000 $0 TSG Architects
UTAH
North Ogden 34 B $5,599,054 $4,449,448 24,000 $185.40 $435,050 Owned $714,556 $0 $0 $5,599,054 $0 EDA Architects
Ogden 93 M $16,405,164 $13,676,894 60,000 $227.95 $847,455 Owned $1,880,815 $0 $0 $16,030,164 $375,000 EDA Architects
WASHINGTON
Bellevue 141 B $1,040,000 $690,000 3,000 $230.00 $120,000 Owned $230,000 $0 $0 $1,040,000 $0 Miller Hull Partnership
Colfax 15 O $550,000 $470,000 4,000 $117.50 $0 $80,000 $0 $0 $0 $80,000 $470,000 Tom Maul Architecture
Shoreline 55 B $688,000 $390,000 20,000 $195.00 $245,000 Owned $53,000 $0 $0 $688,000 $0 BuildingWork
WISCONSIN
Milwaukee 75 B $5,655,020 $4,173,179 23,000 $181.44 $344,529 Owned $1,137,312 $0 $0 $5,418,182 $236,838 HGA
CANADA
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. 17 M $893,236 $465,095 10,000 $46.50 $388,141 Owned $40,000 $151,000 $67,200 $448,840 $226,196 Chamberlain Architect Svcs.
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

 

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