Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History

A 2,800 square foot addition to and a 56,000 square foot renovation of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History. Upgrades include a cafe, gift shop, a 240 seat auditorium, and archive space. The special library within the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System houses one of the most significant collections of African American collections in the United States.


Recipient of The Atlanta Urban Design Commission 2017 Award of Excellence in recognition for Interior Design of Public Spaces, Urban Design & Public Art.

Project Data
Atlanta, Georgia 58,800 square feet Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection, Lighting LEED Gold certification JWR/Freelon - A Joint Venture Jonathan Hillyer Photography, Inc.

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