AL Design Showcase 2017 - Oregon City Public Library

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by Phil Morehart, courtesy of American Libraries

Oregon City’s (OR) 104-year-old Carnegie library, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, received a massive face-lift that increased its size threefold while maintaining its historic charm.

The additions include a centralized entryway, a new children’s section, a reading room, community spaces, and increased tech capabilities.

Project: Renovation and expansion
Architect: Scott I Edwards Architecture
Size: 20,200 square feet
Cost: $6.9 million
Photo: Pete Eckert