Contractor: Hayden Building Corp.
Architect: Richard + Bauer
Square footage: 51,605 gross sq. feet
Total cost to construct: $16,000,000
-Built to a LEED Silver Standard
Time to construct: 18 months
-Jan 2010- July 2011
-Opening day: Aug. 16th, 2011
-Grand opening: Sept. 24th, 2011
SMCL was built using:
*38,000 square feet of copper (76,000 lbs.)
*2,850 cubic yards of concrete
*150,000 pounds of reinforcing steel
*2,000 tons of aggregate materials
*665,000 tons of steel
*35,721 square feet of glass
*58,000 square feet of cedar walls and ceilings.
SMCL's collection size is approximately 90,000 items (Public Library owned: 60,000; College owned: 30,000).