Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Renderings courtesy the Queens Library
Renderings courtesy the Queens Library
The Department of Design and Construction's vision for the renovation of the Kew Gardens Library.


The $8.2 million revitalization of the Queens Library at Kew Gardens Hills is set to be completed in the summer of 2015, according to the organization.

Representatives from the library and the city’s Department of Design and Construction (DDC) informed the community about the construction at Tuesday’s Kew Gardens Civic Association meeting.

The library is being expanded by 3,000 square feet to about 10,500 square feet. The renovation will include technology updates, a separate area for teens, a new sloped-concrete roof and a full interior renovation. Outside the library, there will also be a new handicapped accessible entrance ramp, new sidewalks, trees, a bicycle rack and flagpole.

 

Funding for the library was allocated by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Borough President Melinda Katz, Councilman Rory Lancman, Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz and state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky.

 

RECOMMENDED STORIES 

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
See hip-hop legend, KRS-One, FREE!
See hip-hop legend, KRS-One, FREE!
Elderly man found dead at Flushing’s Maple Playground in apparent suicide
Elderly man found dead at Flushing’s Maple Playground in apparent suicide
Popular Stories
Photo courtesy of the Nassau Council Police Department
Whitestone teen arrested after being linked to major LI & Queens drug bust: police
Photos by Suzanne Monteverdi/QNS
Tempers flare at rally over the city's plan to build Bayside and Douglaston bike lanes
Photo via Twitter/@NYPD109Pct
Duo stealing tires and rims in the middle of the night in College Point arrested: cops


Skip to toolbar