May 28, 2022

Alaska: State Breaks Ground on State Library Archives Museum (Project SLAM)

From The Juneau Empire:

The new SLAM building will double the museum exhibition space and triple the collection storage of the state’s current facility, Hanley said — all while using no more energy, he said.

Hanley said the new facility is “a huge building that can operate at the same operating costs as we have now.”

Plans for the building show 118,000 square feet of new construction with more than 90 parking spaces, 61 of which are located in the facility’s basement.

The project is currently funded at $84.5 million.

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