Monday, July 25, 2011

Ebooks, Netflix, and Library Building Projects (Parts 90 and 91, Cuyahoga County Public Library )

Cuyahoga County Public Library chooses firms to work on Parma branches. (Sun News, 7/24/2011)

Excerpt:   The Cuyahoga County Public Library has selected five firms to design and oversee construction of a new library and a library expansion in Parma.

GDP Group, an Akron firm, will design a new library that will be constructed off West Ridgewood Drive next to City Hall. CCPL will pay GDP $1.04 million.

CCPL will pay Project and Construction Services, a Cleveland firm, $528,000 to act as construction manager for the West Ridgewood project.

Groundbreaking is planned for June 2012.

Meanwhile, CCPL will pay two architectural firms — Holzheimer, Bolek + Meehan and Westlake Reed Leskosky, both in Cleveland — $978,000 to design the expansion-renovation of the Parma-Snow branch on Snow Road.

CCPL will pay Donley’s Construction Management in Cleveland $528,000 to act as construction manager for the Snow branch project.

Groundbreaking for the expansion-renovation is planned for May 2012

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