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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