Open House at the Armory Saturday 6/22/13 11am to 2pm

FinalSchematicDesign-presentation-exceprts-and-notes.012Come to the Armory to Learn about the New Library

The open house will feature a layout of the new library, a joint project with the Galvan Foundation.There will be displays of large drawings showing details and views of the many features of the new library.

Guided Tour

Take a guided tour with 6 stops from the new plaza and entry on State St. through the Children’s, Adult, And Teen sections. Learn about the Popular Library and History Room. Finish the tour in the 1,200 sq. ft. Community Room. 

Meet the architect Vincent Benic and his team. Talk with Staff and Trustees of the Library.

Bring the whole family – lemonade and cookies at the end of the tour.

Open House – Armory – 5th & State St Hudson Saturday June 22, 2013 11am to 2pmArmory 51 North Fifth St Hudson NY 12534


Armory Project Update & Open House

Library banner on the Armory on State St. Hudson NYThe 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.

Construction Starts

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Final Schematic Design for New Library

Final Schematic Design presentation for Hudson Area Library, Hudson NYAt 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.

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Architects Presentation of Final Schematic Plan for New Library at Armory

The Armory Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Hudson Area Library will hold a meeting with Vincent Benic Architect on Friday December 7, 2012 at 6pm at the library. This will be a presentation by the architects of the final schematic plan for the new library at the Armory. Representatives of our development partner, The Galvan Foundation, will also attend.

Update on New Library in the Armory

New Hudson Area Library at the Armory, Hudson NY 2014A 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.