Harold Washington Library Center / Chicago, IL
Can a library be constructed with a historic design?
The Harold Washington Library Center, located in downtown Chicago, is a modern building, constructed with historic design. The library features a grand atrium lobby with three tiers, six library floors, and a two-story administration penthouse. The library, a joint venture with Schal Associates, also houses restaurants and a variety of open public spaces.
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Completed April 1991
Design-Build Joint Venture
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