Help Shape the New Downtown Library
Public input meetings start tonight
By Katherine Gregor,
9:38AM, Tue. Oct. 27, 2009
Tonight, Wednesday, and tomorrow, Thursday from 6-9pm, we're all invited to public input meetings on the design of the new central library for Downtown. Lake | Flato Architects and Shepley Bulfinch Richardson and Abbott want to capture "the vision, values, and ideas of the community." If you read, you should come! Meeting details below.
From the Library Commission: "Your input is crucial to ensure that the new Central Library meets your needs." So speak up, book-lovers and architecture-lovers and public-space lovers of Austin!
Here's the city of Austin press release:
WHAT: Public Input Meetings for the new Central Library
WHY: The goal of this process is to capture the vision, values, and ideas of the community. Your input is crucial to ensure that the new Central Library meets your needs. WHEN: 5 opportunities to meet the design team and offer input
Tuesday, October 27 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Manchaca Road Branch, 5500 Manchaca Rd.
Wednesday, October 28 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd.
Thursday, October 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. City Hall/Council Chambers, 301 W. Second St.
Tuesday, November 10 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Carver Branch, 1161 Angelina St.
Thursday, November 12 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. North Village Branch, 2505 Steck Ave.
For additional information about the new Central Library please call Cindy Jordan, Project Manager, 512-974-7183 or John Gillum, Facilities Planning Manager, at 512-974-7495 or visit www.cityofaustin.org/library.