Seattle Public Library Montlake Branch
Project Name : The Seattle Public Library Montlake Branch
Project Location: Seattle, WA
Gross Square Footage : 8,800 GSF
Initial Project Parameters / Project Goals:
• The program for this library includes a reading room with adult, teen and children’s areas, a community meeting room, staff work and break rooms, and structured and surface parking.
• A central design goal was to create a public gathering place and a focal point for the community.
• The circumstances of the site created particular challenges with its steep slope and location on a busy arterial.
• Completed construction cost was $2.75 million.