Saratoga Springs Public Library
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Saratoga Springs Public Library
Saratoga Springs, New York

Rapid population growth and a desire to provide extended services to the community motivated the Library Board to construct a new 58,000 square foot municipal library. The project was also a catalyst for redevelopment in the City of Saratoga Springs.

This new, three-story library is designed to bridge the commercial west end of the site and the more residential neighborhood to the east.

The building provides a comfortable library setting and a sense of community with its café, community meeting rooms, and varied study spaces.

Awards
Honor Award, Capital District Masonry Institute, 1996
Award of Merit, American Concrete Institute, Eastern New York Chapter, 1996

“...Saratoga's new public library, a model of sensitivity to the area's tradition and to human comfort.”

New York Times, August 14, 1998

The human side of architecture