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Eisenhower Public Library

Less Than 25,000SF, Self Performance, Renovation, Less Than $5 Million

Eisenhower Public Library

Harwood Heights, Illinois

In an effort to offer teenage patrons a better place to collaborate, socialize and study, the Eisenhower Public Library decided to create a dedicated teen space within its existing library. It also set out to update a handful of additional spaces to better serve the community. Leopardo self performed the 10,000-square-foot renovation and modernization project at the library’s Hardwood Heights location.

  • 10,000-SF self-performed library renovation and modernization
  • Doubled the number of private study rooms to be used for tutoring, meetings and quiet reading
  • Created a 675-SF space for teenager to socialize and collaborate
  • Some work was completed during the early morning hours before the library opened to minimize noise levels during hours of operation