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Far Rockaway Branch Library Designed By Snøhetta

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Featuring a glass pyramid entryway, the new Far Rockaway Branch of the Queens Public Library will stand two stories tall and will be approximately 17,500 sq/ft. It will replace the 50-year-old library at 1637 Central Avenue.

Teen room, cyber center, quiet room, business center and capacity for community events.

Design: Norwegian architecture and design firm Snøhetta

Broke ground: November 2018
Topping out milestone: October 2020
Expected completion: Summer 2021