New West End Library
The new West End Neighborhood Library, at 2301 L St. NW, will open on Saturday, Dec. 9 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. The new library anchors a mixed-use project built by EastBanc real estate development company.
The project, designed by architect Enrique Norten of Ten Arquitectos, features a 21,000 square foot library on the ground floor, with eight stories of residential housing above. The project also includes retail space. The library interior was designed by CORE Architects.
The new library features:
- Separate spaces for adults, teens and children
- A large meeting room for 100 people with an assistive listening system
- 2 conference rooms for 8-12 people
- 5 quiet study rooms