Read Up on New Austin Library
The City of Austin’s Central Library complex has left the drawing board and is going before the public. Voters approved a $90 million bond for a centrally located library back in 2006. Now architects are getting ready to reveal a proposed program for the library, which is currently expected to occupy space in the old Seaholm Power Plant redevelopment.
While groundbreaking is more than a year away, scheduled for the fall of 2012, Lake/Flato Architects are revealing enough details that city residents can have their say on what it should look like.
KUT’s Emily Donahue caught up with City Engagement Consultant, Larry Schooler, to talk about plans, what to expect and where the project is headed. Click the player to hear the update or download the mp3.