Cleveland Public Library Names SO-IL + JKurtz Winners of MLK Design Competition

The winning team proposed designing the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch around the concept of Dr. King’s “table of brotherhood.”  The Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustees has announced SO-IL of Brooklyn, New York, and JKurtz Architects of Cleveland as the winning team in the design competition for the Library’s new Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch. During a special board meeting on June 15, the Board officially accepted the selection committee’s recommendations to…

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Cleveland Public Library Board of Library Trustees Meeting

June 19, 2018 Trustees Room Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA   Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of 05/22/18. Presentation: Carnegie West Historic Lamp Replacement Project – Angelo Trivisonno MOTION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND THE REGULATIONS IV. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of May (EXHIBIT 1) Fifth Amendment to…

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Restoration Underway at Historic South Branch

Cleveland Public Library’s South Branch, a historic Carnegie building on Scranton Road, is undergoing an extensive restoration and expansion process. The project is currently on schedule and on budget, with a tentative completion date anticipated in late November 2018.   South Branch opened on June 12, 1911, as the eighth branch within the Cleveland Public Library system built with Carnegie funds.…

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