“A.P. Construction saved and refurbished the original Andrew Carnegie 1906 library while constructing the new wing with great success. Their attention to detail and dogged persistence in pushing the job through to completion after overcoming very difficult structural challenges was greatly appreciated.”

Alan LoConstruction Director, City of Norwalk
Highlights

Address: 10 Washington Street, Norwalk, CT

Services: Construction Management

Construction Type: Library

Size: 14,000 sf

Contract: $3,700,000

Architect: Schoenhardt Architecture & Interior Design

Project Description:

  • Built in 1913, the South Norwalk Library features the Classic Revival style typical of libraries funded by the Carnegie Foundation.
  • The project consisted of 11,000 square feet of renovated floor area and 3,000 square feet of new additions.
  • New restroom facilities on all three floors were installed.
  • Total renovation of the main library area, the children’s library, circulation desks, reading rooms, computer and work areas.
  • The West addition included a three-story stair tower, elevator and a new lobby area.
  • A two-story stair tower was added on the East side.
  • Construction management services included: budgeting, value engineering, subcontractor bid and award, safety and logistical planning, pre-purchase program, scheduling and construction.

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