National Library Relocations

70 Bridge Rd
Islandia, NY 11749


4 Springfield Street
Three Rivers, MA 01080

Harvard University - Harry Elkins Widener Library

Date: February 1999 through August 2002

Architect: Einhorn Yaffee Prescott Architecture & Engineering P.C. (Boston)

Building: 300,000 gross square feet - 57 miles of book stacks - largest university library in the world - original 1915 footprint was maintained during renovations.

Project Details: Relocate approximately 3.5 million volumes between 10 stack levels to facilitate a phased renovation of the library. All materials were cleaned as they were moved.

Harvard Gazette: Widener Library renovations: On time, on budget