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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

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Front Studio Architects
 
location Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
function mixed-use development, library
contributed by FSArchitects

The renovation of the 1,700 sqm main Squirrel Hill branch with a 650 sqm addition redefined the library's role within the neighborhood as an information center accommodating the diverse needs of the local community. The expansive light-filled addition supports change and shifting patterns of use over time using adaptable and flexible systems that allow the library to be easily and constantly reorganized, reinvented and re-imagined. This project was a recipient of a 2007 AIA Pittsburgh Design Honor Award.

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Address
Forbes Avenue 5801
United States
Project is public!
Opening hours Monday- Thursday - 10am-8pm Friday-Saturday- 10am-5pm Sunday- 1pm-5pm
How to get there? Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Squirrel Hill is approximately 3.7 miles east of Downtown Pittsburgh. The library is located at Forbes Avenue and Murray Avenue on the second floor, above Prudential Preferred Realty. It can be reached from Forbes Avenue or by a ramp from Marlborough Street, which runs parallel to Forbes Avenue behind the library.
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Completion 2005
ArchitectFront Studio Architects
 
Project ID 13204
Latitude/Longitude 40°26'17N 79°55'21W
Contributed by FSArchitects
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