Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Noreen Reale Falcone Library

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Institution Name: Le Moyne College
Original/Historic Place Name: Noreen Reale Falcone Library
Location on Campus: 1419 Salt Springs Rd.
Date(s) of Construction:
1981original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Contemporary (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, culture, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: concrete
Walls: red brick, glass
Roof: tar, flat
 
Function:
1981-present (2006)museum (art gallery, archives, and study space)
1981-present (2006)library
 

Narrative:
The building is interesting primarily in its free form shape, which is somewhat suggestive of a grand piano. It contains good, varied stacks, study space, and an atrium and also houses archives, an art gallery and meeting rooms.
 

References:

Langdon, John W. Against the Sky: The First Fifty Years of LeMoyne College. Fresno, CA: Dumont Publishing Company, 1996.

 

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