NY Public Library Starts Next Phase Of $1B Revamp

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 4:41 PM EST) -- The board of trustees for the New York Public Library has voted to move forward on a proposed $1 billion overhaul of the library system, which includes a $300 million construction project at its flagship branch in midtown Manhattan, the organization announced Thursday.

Trustees voted Wednesday night to authorize the start of another design phase for the revamping of the 101-year-old flagship library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, as well as begin the design and implementation of pilot projects for new and expanded branch programming...
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