Idaho: Construction of an $8.5 Million Branch Library Begins in Boise This Fall
From Boise Weekly:
Construction will get under way this fall on the the new $8.5 million Bown Crossing Library—the latest edition of the Boise Library network of neighborhood branches.
Preliminary designs indicate building materials would have regional and historic significance, including sandstone and natural timber accents. United Water has also been identified as a sponsor of a nearby garden. A so-called revised “hearth” design reveals a sitting room that would include a fireplace.
The Boise City Council, after reviewing bids from three companies, has selected Tennessee-based Ingram Library Services to create the collection. According to the contract, the cost is not to exceed $585,000.
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