A round up of news coverage tied to the grand opening and construction finale at James Branch Cabell Library. Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star/Capital News Service VCU library: VCU unveils renovated library (March 17, 2016) ABC 8 News VCU unveils $50.8 million library renovation (March 16, 2016) Commonwealth Times VCU celebrates $50.8 million completion of renovated Cabell Library (March 16, 2016) WAVY 10/Capital […]
Construction of the new library at Monroe Park Campus will celebrate a milestone on the Compass the afternoon of March 18. A time-honored tradition in the building trades, a Topping Off or Topping Out ceremony lifts the last and highest-elevation beam to its position in the structure. The occasion is marked with brief speeches, signatures […]
The site is being readied for the floor pour.
VCU Police have lifted an evacuation order at Cabell Library and the Academic Learning Commons. The buildings were evacuated earlier today after a construction crew hit a gas line on Linden Street. Normal operations to the buildings have been restored, but Linden Street between Park and Floyd will remain closed temporarily.
Mentions of VCU Libraries building plans: VCU Library Ready to Turn Page – Richmond Times-Dispatch The Washington Post Washington Times NBC 12 (Richmond) FOX 5 (DC) KSL TV (Utah) ABC 8 (Richmond)
Thanks to our Cabell Library Undergraduate Advisory Committee for hosting the annual Cabell Life Forum April 3. We had a room full of students who posed many ideas and raised many interesting questions about today’s library services and the proposed new building. Coverage from The Commonwealth Times