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Some of our
LIBRARY
CLIENTS:


Atlantic County
   
Brigantine Branch

Burlington County
   
Headquarters Library
    Cinnaminson Library
    

Camden County
   
Bellmawr Library
    
South County Library
    Fairview Branch

Cape May County
   
Libraries Master Plan
    
Sea Isle City Library

Glassboro Public Library

Gloucester County
   
Greenwich Twp. Branch
    
Logan Branch Library

Ocean City
   
Main Library Expansion

 NJ K-12 School Districts
   
Numerous Instructional
    
Media Centers
 

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Sea Isle City Library
Branch of Cape May County Library

Sea Isle, NJ
This 14,247 SF state-of-the-art Sea Isle Branch of the Cape May County Library replaces the existing facility. Construction on this $5.4M project was complete in September 2011.
The library features a ground-floor Children's Library and a 225-seat Community Meeting Room as well as administrative areas and the circulation desk. The monumental stair, an architectural feature of the lobby area, is flooded with natural light cascading from celestory windows. The Adult Library and a coffee bar are on the second floor which is also accessible by an elevator. Certified "green" at a LEED Silver level.
"They loved it. Loved the view, the furniture, the ceilings, the carpet, the floors...It was kind of nice hearing them all say how great it was. I think we all have seen it so often we have forgotten the impact."
Deborah Poillon, Library Director
following a tour by the Mayor and other city officials
 

Ocean City Library
Additions & Renovations
Ocean City, NJ
The additions and renovations expanded the Ocean City Library by 10,715 SF within the Ocean City Civic & Cultural Center.

A new Adult Multimedia Center and a Café were added to the Main Library’s first floor along with additions of administrative and operations spaces.

A new 170-seat auditorium serves as a space for community meetings and special events.

The second floor houses additional Adult Services as well as expanded Children’s and Young Adult Libraries. New Seniors Community spaces totalling 5,100 SFwere added to the first floor including multi-purpose room office and separate lobby, and kitchen and recreation spaces are renovated.

The Fitness Center on the second floor is also undergoing renovations and will be expanded by 2,800 SF. The grand Plaza currently anchoring the northwest corner of the complex is extended to embrace the entire west elevation and the new Senior Center entrance.

 
Glassboro Public Library
Glassboro, NJ
Garrison Architects designed the new 31,431 SF Glassboro Public Library on a municipally owed site, as part of the Central Business District Revitalization Plan.

The L-shaped, 2-story solution is highlighted with a highly visible civic entrance at the corner of High and Academy Streets with a 2-story lobby and a grand staircase to the second floor. The first floor library area includes a Childrens Library and a divisible 100-seat meeting room, as well as 5,300 SF of leasable commercial space. The second floor houses the Young Adult, Adult, Technology and Administrative Offices.

   
Bellmawr Library
Library and Community Health Center
County of Camden and Borough of Bellmawr
Bellmawr, NJ
This one-story 10,400 SF branch of County Library also includes an attached 1,850 SF Regional Health Center. The joint facility represents an innovative combination of municipal facilities. It increases efficiency of operation and reduced taxpayer costs.
"The facility became a reality when it opened ahead of schedule, thanks in part to the professional attitude and diligent work ethic of the entire staff at Garrison Architects. They were always available when needed and kept all parties advised of developments with regard to the project. I would strongly recommend Garrison Architects for all future projects."

- James F. D'Angelo, Councilman

Brigantine Branch Library
Brigantine, New Jersey
Garrison Architects was commissioned by the City of Brigantine and the Atlantic County Library System to develop plans for the renovation and rehabilitation of their Historic Central School into a new 10,000 SF library. Completed on time and under budget with less than 2% Change Orders.

Headquarters Library
Burlington County
Westampton, NJ
This building program expanded the adult/children's section of the library by 16,000 square feet, and renovated the lobby, administrative offices and the restrooms.
The $2.0 Million Dollar project was particularly challenging since the Library had to remain open during most of the construction period.It opened to the public 2 weeks ahead of schedule.

South County Library
Camden County
Waterford, NJ
A new 21,000 S.F. freestanding regional branch library that brings comprehensive, state-of-the-art service to the southern end of the county.The $2.5 million building serves a population of 57,000 and has a collection totaling 60,000 volumes with 38 computer stations available to the public. Other features include a quiet study room, story time / children activities indoor and out, a coffee cafe and a large meeting rooms.

Greenwich Branch Library
Gloucester County
Greenwich, NJ
This is a joint project of the Gloucester County Library System and the Township of Greenwich for a new new one story, 9,769 Square Foot Branch Library. All aspects of the library are designed for appropriate functioning, durability and low maintenance and repair costs. The library opened in 2003.
 
Logan Branch Library
Gloucester County
Greenwich, NJ
Garrison Architects was selected for this joint project of the Gloucester County Improvement Authority and the Board of Chosen Freeholders in January, for a new one-story, 10,000 square foot library. The project was bid only 7 months later and was occupied in June of 1995.
Fairview Branch Library
Camden County
Camden, NJ
This branch library was completed in September 2005. It is a new library as as a joint effort of the city and county. The design approach for the exterior of the building was one of durability while keeping an attractive residential sensibility. The result is a brick facade on all sides, with some horizontal siding at higher gables. The use of pitched roofs was elected, utilizing conventional asphalt shingles. The sloped roofs allow for attic space which is used for
mechanical equipment.
 
 
 

 
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