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Sneak Preview: The New Northside Library Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Sneak Preview: The New Northside Library Branch

The official “wall-breaking” ceremony for the Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Northside Branch was held on March 1st of last year, with construction of the new branch starting soon after. Work on the new 25,000 square foot building at 1423 N. High St. is now in its final stages – the grand opening is tentatively scheduled for some […]

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Design and Location of New MLK Library Branch Revealed

Brent Warren Brent Warren Design and Location of New MLK Library Branch Revealed

The Columbus Metropolitan Library (CML) has released the latest design concept for its new Martin Luther King Branch. It has also revealed a new location for that branch – about two blocks west of the existing library, which sits at 1600 E. Long St. CML Marketing & Communications Specialist Ben Zenitsky confirmed that the new library […]

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New Renderings of Northside Library Branch Unveiled, Construction Delayed

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Renderings of Northside Library Branch Unveiled, Construction Delayed

We got our first look at the new Northside branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library system back in April when architectural firm NBBJ first revealed the design of the new two-story building at 1423 North High Street. Today, we’re getting a better look from a couple of different angles with updated renderings that show the […]

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First Look: New Whitehall Library Branch

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: New Whitehall Library Branch

Next Saturday, April 11th, the Columbus Metropolitan Library system will celebrate the opening of its latest rebuilt branch in Whitehall at 4445 East Broad Street. The new building, designed by local architect Jonathan Barnes, will feature over 20,000 square feet (nearly three times larger than the old branch) of space dedicated to learning, reading, information […]

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Main Columbus Library to Close for 16 Months of Renovations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Main Columbus Library to Close for 16 Months of Renovations

Starting on April 12th, the Downtown “Main” Library in the Columbus Metropolitan Library system will close for a major renovation project, with a reopening slated for August 2016. “We had originally intended in keeping small portion of the building open, but budgetary constraints and timeline constraints have caused us to close instead,” said Ben Zenitsky, Marketing […]

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Library Scales Back Plans for New Northside Branch

Brent Warren Brent Warren Library Scales Back Plans for New Northside Branch

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has scaled back their plans for a new Northside branch at 1423 North High Street. They had previously considered building a multi-story, mixed-use building that would house the library on the first floor along with office space or apartments on the upper floors. Ben Zenitsky, Marketing & Communications Specialist for the […]

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Community to Welcome a New Library in Marion-Franklin

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Community to Welcome a New Library in Marion-Franklin

The Columbus Metropolitan Library is set to open its 22nd branch on Monday. The 4,000 square foot library will be CML’s first branch in the Marion-Franklin area, which tends to be cut off from the rest of greater Columbus by railroads and busy highways. “For us the important thing is that we’re investing in the Marion-Franklin […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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