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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
American
Title
Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library
interior
general view of library stacks
Work Type
library (building)
Date
Work: 2000
Era: CE
Image Date: 2000
Location
5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Period
Postmodern
Measurements
60,200 sq. ft.
Description
The 60,200 square foot building was designed by Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville in association with Michael Graves, Architect. The library opened on January 31, 2000 and was named for Charles E. Beatley, Jr., Mayor of Alexandria from 1967 to 1976 and 1979 to 1985. -- http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMQMQ_Charles_E_Beatley_Jr_Central_Library_Alexandria_VA The library has two primary facades, one forming the entrance from Pickett Street, and the other providing a public presence along Duke Street. The building is topped by a dozen roofs that recall the community’s roots in Old Town -- http://www.michaelgraves.com/architecture/project/charles-e-beatley-jr-central-library.html
ID Number
20101221AVRN_0019
Source
Photographer: Wilson, Richard Guy
Spatial coordinates
N 38° 48.747, W 077° 07.073
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
271956.fpx
SSID
271956

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