The 21st Century Downtown LibraryPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   1
“WOW” Factors                                                 Emphasize the                        Variety of             ...
The Library as Destination                                                 Amsterdam Public Library                       ...
Inviting and Comfortable SpacesPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   4
Functional and FlexiblePROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   5
TechnologiesPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   6
Multi-functional Zoned Children’s SpacesPre-school – 6th grade                                                 7PROVIDENCE...
Teen Spaces 7th – 12th gradePROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011                                                 8
Meeting Rooms of all Sizes and PurposesPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   9
Connecting the Inside with the Outside                                                 10PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights ...
Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA)                                                 Unique features include:                 ...
Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA)             PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved                                    ...
Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA)  PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   13
Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA)PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   14
Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA) PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011   15
Mixed-Use Development                                                                             Urban Connector         ...
Victoria Gardens Cultural Center (CA)Victoria Gardens Cultural Center• Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 2006• 90,000 SF total area on...
Rockville Town Center (MD)Rockville Town Center• Project Site is 12.5 acres• 22,000 SF public plaza, public  library, VisA...
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The 21st century downtown library

  1. 1. The 21st Century Downtown LibraryPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 1
  2. 2. “WOW” Factors Emphasize the Variety of Customer’s Convenient Gathering Experience Self-Service Spaces Welcoming Noteworthy Comfortable Design Spaces Factors that can make your Downtown Central Library unique, exciting and a true destination Special Café Collections Vending Outdoor Technology Model of Library Spaces Learning and Sustainability Experience LabPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 2
  3. 3. The Library as Destination Amsterdam Public Library (Netherlands) 3PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011
  4. 4. Inviting and Comfortable SpacesPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 4
  5. 5. Functional and FlexiblePROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 5
  6. 6. TechnologiesPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 6
  7. 7. Multi-functional Zoned Children’s SpacesPre-school – 6th grade 7PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011
  8. 8. Teen Spaces 7th – 12th gradePROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 8
  9. 9. Meeting Rooms of all Sizes and PurposesPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 9
  10. 10. Connecting the Inside with the Outside 10PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011
  11. 11. Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA) Unique features include: - Free internet & wifi access - Public meeting rooms - Study spaces & reading areas throughout - Atrium Coffee Corner by Thatchers Coffee - BookNook operated by the Friends - Teen Central featuring computers, video•Opened July 17, 2011 games and young adult books and•Regional destination and downtown magazines Vancouvers sparkling gem - Early Learning Center, a "play and learn"• 83,000 square feet environment targeted to ages birth to five•Funded through voter-approved - Fifth-floor reading room with comfortable bonds and philanthropy of the Oliva seating and a fireplace family - Outdoor fifth-floor terrace, offering•Land for the building contributed by unobstructed views of the city, the developers George and Lance Killian Columbia River and beyondPROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 11
  12. 12. Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA) PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 12 2011
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  14. 14. Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA)PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 14
  15. 15. Fort Vancouver Main Library (WA) PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 15
  16. 16. Mixed-Use Development Urban Connector Salt Lake City UT Central Library Rockville Town Center Library MD Victoria Gardens Cultural Center Ranch Cucamonga CAProvidence Associates LLC All Rights Reserved 2011 16
  17. 17. Victoria Gardens Cultural Center (CA)Victoria Gardens Cultural Center• Rancho Cucamonga, CA, 2006• 90,000 SF total area on a 3-acre site• Comprised of three major components: library, playhouse, and events center• 1100 total parking spaces for center and adjacent downtown retailPaul A. Biane Library• 90,000 volume collection• Four reading rooms• Library Friends Book & Gift ShopLewis Family Playhouse• 536 seats and a 72-foot fly tower• 150 Performances in its first seasonCelebration Hall• 4,500 SF of event space• 1-acre courtyard• On-site catering facilities PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 17
  18. 18. Rockville Town Center (MD)Rockville Town Center• Project Site is 12.5 acres• 22,000 SF public plaza, public library, VisArts, restaurants, retail, 644 residential units, The Rockville Innovation Center, and a Rooftop Terrace• 973 public and 965 private parking spaces.Library• Opened in November 2006• Two stories at 71,500 SF• Third story at 27,000 SF.• Four stories, including a smaller below- grade floor.VisArts and Innovation Center• VisArts houses International works, community galleries, children’s hands-on discovery, studios, event rooms, catering kitchen, and teaching labs. PROVIDENCE Associates All Rights Reserved 2011 18
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