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New Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library Opens in Orange County by Johnson Favaro

 

The new Costa Mesa Donald Dungan Library opened its doors to the public for the first time on Friday, March 24!

Watch the full ribbon cutting ceremony below:

On May 24, 2019, the new Donald Dungan Library in Lions Park held its ribbon-cutting ceremony. The ceremony was moderated by Mayor Katrina Foley and acting city manager Tamara Letourneau. Members of City Council spoke and certificates were presented by various government agencies. In addition, the Costa Mesa Fire and Rescue Honor Guard presented the colors.
 

Johnson Favaro to Redesign Beverly Hills La Cienega Park by Johnson Favaro

The City of Beverly Hills has selected Culver City-based architecture firm Johnson Favaro to redesign the La Cienega Park and Recreation Complex via a comprehensive master plan to be completed over time that will transform the 17 acre site. The new master plan includes an indoor recreation center, indoor tennis center, outdoor aquatics center, a community center, a pre-school, and 12-acres of baseball fields and open park space.

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JOHNSON FAVARO TO DESIGN NEW MUSEUM OF REDLANDS by Johnson Favaro

 
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Culver City, CA (October 17, 2017) – The Redlands Historical Museum Association has commissioned Culver City-based architecture and urban design firm, Johnson Favaro to design the Museum of Redlands (MOR). The new museum will be situated just west of downtown Redlands, at the site of the former Redlands Daily Facts building. The museum will present changing exhibitions and interactive technology that explore the rich cultural heritage of the city of Redlands and Southern California.

 

Johnson Favaro’s Main Library in Riverside, California gains steam by Johnson Favaro

 

As the once-delayed project continues to progress, the library is expected to break ground in 2018. 

Riverside, California’s long-delayed Main Library redevelopment plan is showing signs of life, as a new design proposal by Los Angeles–based architects Johnson Favaro has come to light and begun a public vetting process.

The project is currently undergoing a public comment period prior to the submission of an environmental impact report. City agencies plan to break ground in 2018 and have the building completed in 2019.

Read the full article by Antonio Pacheco for The Architect's Newspaper.

 

Johnson Favaro to Design New Main Library in Riverside, CA by Johnson Favaro

 
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Culver City, CA (August 28, 2017) – After a twelve-year planning process and yearlong selection process, the Riverside City Council has selected Los Angeles-based architecture firm, Johnson Favaro, to design their new Main Library in downtown Riverside, the sixth largest city in California.

The three-story, 40,000 – 45,000 square-foot library will replace the existing 1960sera building and will sit on a city owned 2½ acre property on the east side of downtown Riverside, down the street from the famous Mission Inn. In addition to the library, Johnson Favaro will design a master plan for the entire site, which will include a new public park and mixed use residential development

 

Costa Mesa Breaks Ground on Johnson Favaro-Designed Lions Park Project by Johnson Favaro

 
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Costa Mesa, CA (August 15, 2017) – The City of Costa Mesa broke ground on its Lions Park project, designed by Culver City-based architecture firm, Johnson Favaro, on July 28, 2017. The centerpiece of the redevelopment will be a new, two-story, 22,500-square foot library. The project also includes the renovation and repurposing of the existing, old library and the redevelopment of approximately 2.8 acres of park land.