Science, Industry & Business Library*

New York, NY

New York Public Library
Full-service public circulating and research library in landmarked building. Storage for collection of over 1.5 million books, open-shelf reference, 50,000 sq. ft. library-administration offices, 125-seat conference center and 60 seat electronic training center. Multiple phase, fast-track design and construction. Flexible design to accommodate emerging technologies. Multiple public-agency approval, including DASNY and NYC, NYS, and US governments. Private and public funding.

AIA NYC Merit Award, 2001
National AIA/ALA Buildings Award, 1997
Architectural Record Interiors Award, 1997

*Jacob Alspector served as Senior Associate in charge while at Gwathmey Siegel & Associates