e premte, 8 qershor 2007

Buildings uploaded on June 8th

Here are the Sketch Up Buildings uploaded for June 8th, 2007

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

History: Former San José Mayor Susan Hammer and San José State University President Robert Caret conceived the idea of a joint University/City Library in 1997. The King Library is the library for San José State University and the Main Branch of the City of San José Library System. The King Library is the third library on this site: San José Public Library 1901-1936, SJSU's Wahlquist Library 1961-2000, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library 2003- Opened August 1, 2003. Cost: Project cost: $177.5 million. Cost is shared by the State of California, the City of San José Redevelopment Authority, San José State University, and by private fundraising. Building Facts: This is the largest library to be built at one time west of the Mississippi - Eight floors plus a mezzanine and lower level. 475,000+ square feet. 11 acres of space. The building has a capacity of 2 million volumes. 5 public elevators, escalators to the 4th. 3,600 seats (more than double the combined seating of previous library facilities. Over 1 million visitors served per year. The Library is free and open to all - no identification or proof of residency is needed to use or enjoy materials within the Library.

111 North First Street

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