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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Knoxville Location


Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA

Square Feet

9,700 sf renovation & 400 sf addition

Services Provided

General Contractor
Commercial Renovation and Addition


GBBN Architects, Inc

Shannon Construction has had a long relationship with Carnegie Libraries of Pittsburgh. The Knoxville location needed updating and expanded. Abundant daylight and welcoming open space mark the eco-friendly transformation of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-Knoxville. Perforated panels made from recycled materials are placed in front of new floor-to-ceiling windows preserving the building's historic appearance while filtering light into the room.

With the additional 900 square feet of useable space and a new outdoor deck for the Children's Area with a decorative "fence" to buffer Brownsville Road and expanded room for teens and adults areas, the renovated library now offers a larger, more intimate space.