The Hudson Area Library announced today a $100,000 pledge from the Hudson River Bank & Trust Co. Foundation for its capital campaign to re-purpose the Armory building as a 21st century library. Continue reading
The design of the new library at the Armory (5th and State Streets.) is almost complete. A design review was held recently in NYC with the architect Vincent Benic and his team (Winnie Moy and Lauren Printz). Dan Kent from the Galvan Foundation and Theresa Parsons, Mark Orton, and Library Director Emily Chameides attending.
With a just a few items outstanding the final cost estimates will be completed and we will be ready for the job of creating the detailed construction documents.
At the January meeting of the Board of Trustees of the library, the Final Schematic Design for the new library was approved. This followed months of work by Vincent Benic Architect, Galvan Foundation and the library. Benic gave a presentation on December 7, 2012 to the Board and representatives from the Galvan Foundation. See more images from this presentation and learn more about progress towards the new library below.
A kick off meeting was held in NYC September 13th with the architect Vincent Benic Architects and the partners, Galvan Foundation and Hudson Area Library. This marked the formal beginning of the design for the new library at the Armory (5th and State St in Hudson). Since then, work has been progressing rapidly on schematic designs. The deadline for the completion of this first phase of the architectural work is the end of November. The project plan calls for the work to be offered for bid to building contractors in June 2013. The planned end of construction and move in for the Library is mid 2014.