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Revised Renovation Plan Released for New York Public Library

Revised Renovation Plan Released for New York Public Library
Revised Renovation Plan Released for New York Public Library, The New York Public Library’s (NYPL) main building on Fifth Avenue, is a Beaux-Arts masterpiece designed by architects Carrère & Hastings. Image via Flickr User CC wallyg. Used under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/'>Creative Commons</a>
The New York Public Library’s (NYPL) main building on Fifth Avenue, is a Beaux-Arts masterpiece designed by architects Carrère & Hastings. Image via Flickr User CC wallyg. Used under Creative Commons

Details have been released on the New York Public Library’s (NYPL) plan to renovate its Mid-Manhattan branch, while creating more public space within its flagship Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The news comes shortly after Foster + Partner’s redesign of the the Beaux-Arts landmark was scrapped due to concerns of a ballooning budget. The revised $300 million overhaul suggests a more affordable option of relocating Schwarzman’s main stacks beneath Bryant Park, while establishing a more campus-like connection with a fully renovated Mid-Manhattan branch. All the details, here.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Revised Renovation Plan Released for New York Public Library" 02 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/512232/revised-renovation-plan-released-for-new-york-public-library/> ISSN 0719-8884