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A slideshow of the new Penrose Library at the University of Denver

A slideshow of the new Penrose Library at the University of Denver

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  • 1. Awaiting the New Penrose Library Brendan Cronin
  • 2. This picture was taken in spring of 2012, showing just how much progress has been made on the project, despite several delays.
  • 3. A project that seemed like it would take forever is nearing completion in Janurary 2013.
  • 4. Many construction workers are still hard at work, trying to have the project completely finished by spring break.
  • 5. Sidewalks still remain closed throughout campus while construction continues.
  • 6. A temporary library was set up in the Governor’s Ballroom of Driscoll Bridge. The library is quite small, which many students are not happy about.
  • 7. The temporary library’s computer room is always busy with students printing out their assignments.
  • 8. Many students, especially Business students, choose to study in the Daniels College of Business.
  • 9. The Marcus Commons in the Daniels College of Business lets many students make due without a library.
  • 10. For even more peace and quiet, students can reserve a private room in the hallways of the Daniels College of Business.
  • 11. Another building students choose as an alternate study spot is the Morgridge School of Education.
  • 12. Copper will make the library shine like a beacon on campus.
  • 13. Large windows will allow for plenty of natural lighting, making the building environmentally friendly.
  • 14. The library will be three stories tall, with the north side having plenty of room for individual study sections, as well as more tall windows to let in sunlight.
  • 15. To those driving down Evans Avenue, the library construction looks finished. In just a few weeks, students will finally be able to go inside and take advantage of all the new amenities it has to offer.