Restored Central Library Mixes Old And New

Renovation includes soaring atrium, new artwork and more public space.

  • Elon to dedicate newly restored chandelier from Old Main
    A worker installs a recently restored historic chandelier in the Archives Reading Room of the Carol Grotnes Belk Library. The purchase and restoration ... electric chandelier after the construction of a central power station in 1906 brought electricity ...
    10/19/2016 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Restored WPA mural unveiled
    MILFORD >> “We Shall Pass This Way But Once,” the WPA mural fragment rescued from the former Central Grammar School downtown and restored, was unveiled Oct. 6 at the Milford Public Library. The artwork, which had hung 40 years, was saved when CGS was ...
    10/18/2016 - 2:09 pm | View Link
  • Holding Tight To Its 'Philosophy,' Boston Public Library Re-Installs Rare, Restored Mural
    After seven months of restoration, a rare mural was re-installed Tuesday night on a wall in the grand staircase at the Boston Public Library’s central library in Copley Square. A team of six maneuvered 160 pounds of canvas and framing from an upstairs ...
    09/28/2016 - 4:16 am | View Link
  • The restored Manchester Central Library
    Manchester Central Library reopens on Saturday with its historic features carefully restored following a £50m revamp. Take a sneak peek at the refurbishment here • Beautiful libraries around the world - in pictures
    03/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Restored map of 1813 Buffalo to go on display at Central Library
    The restored map of the frontier village of Buffalo shows about five dozen residences and businesses, months before it was torched to the ground during the War of 1812. The map will commemorate the burning by being displayed in December in the Grosvenor ...
    08/7/2013 - 2:11 am | View Link
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  • Restoring the world’s oldest library
    The ancient al-Qarawiyyin Library in Fez isn’t just the oldest library in Africa. Founded in 859, it’s the oldest working library in the world, holding ancient ...
    10/21/2016 - 7:29 pm | View Website
  • Central Library Architecture
    The Donald R.Wright Auditorium was the first restoration project of the Pasadena Public Library Foundation and was dedicated on May 9, 1987. The Ralph M. Parsons ...
    10/21/2016 - 5:42 pm | View Website
  • Maguire Gardens – Los Angeles Central Library – Landscape ...
    Maguire Gardens – Los Angeles Central Library. Designers: Lawrence Halprin | City: Los Angeles, CA | Project Type: library gardens, Date Visited: 11.26.12
    10/21/2016 - 12:24 am | View Website
    Designed by New York architect Bertram Goodhue, the original Central Library was built during the mid 1920s. It was the last project of Goodhue’s career.
    10/20/2016 - 9:32 pm | View Website
  • Central Library Renovation
    About The Library Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center Library Renovation Central Library/State Library Resource Center, 400 Cathedral Street
    10/20/2016 - 8:18 am | View Website
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