Los Angeles Central Library
TUTOR PERINI AFFILIATES
Tutor Perini Building Corp.
Contract Amount: $135 Million
City of Los Angeles, Board of Public Works
Los Angeles, CA
Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates
550,000 Square Feet
The resurrection and renewal of this cultural facility, which is the largest public library in the western United States, incorporated the original 1926 landmark building with significant new construction. The 550,000-square-foot facility functions as a research center and headquarters for 66 branches. In addition to 90 linear miles of shelving and seating for 1,500 patrons, the library features a board room, meeting rooms, a conference center, a 235-seat multimedia auditorium, a cafe, a bookstore, offices, and more than 1.3 acres of public space.