Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Public Library, Clearwater, Florida

[LIB2542] - The Commission considered once again the renovation, expansion or rebuilding of the Main Library. There were several issues: should it be moved to the east? Patrons, four nationally known consultants, the City Administration, and the Library Board agreed that it should remain on Osceola Avenue in the downtown district. Should the old building be razed or repaired and enlarged? Eventually it was decided to retain and modernize the old building at less cost than new construction. [Read a comprehensive history of the Clearwater Library here]

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