19 August 2021

Modern Public Architecture: Cultural Center & Library in Pompano Beach, Florida

Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library ©tckaiser@web.de
Pompano Beach Cultural Center and Library ©tckaiser@web.de

What is it:
  New two-story, 46,000 sf library, cultural center building and civic campus adjacent to City Hall, replacing the old library on E. Atlantic Boulevard open from from 1952 until November 2017.
  The new facility features a standard library, media labs, 5,000sf of theater/flex event space and an exhibition gallery of 750sf. Construction included also a multipurpose room, three tutoring rooms, a group study room, conference room, storytelling/program room, computer lab and the Teen Tech Studio, which is designed to encourage young adults to creatively explore digital media.
  The new library houses a collection of approximately 50,000 items including books, DVDs, CDs, publications and reference materials.
  Site improvements included a new civic plaza featuring raised planter areas, street furniture, a lightning bolt plaza and a new paved breezeway connecting the parking areas to the civic plaza.

Read on about more building and construction details and see all the photos on https://www.modernsouthflorida.com/modernist-angle-blog/modern-architecture-in-public-cultural-center-library-in-pompano-beach-florida

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