SU Libraries Facility Special Collections Research Center

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flat white square shaped steel building

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Groundbreaking: October 7, 2011

Occupied: November 2012

Cost: $5 million

Funding: $1 million financed by SU Library, $4 million from Syracuse University

Architects: VIP Structures

Contractor: VIP Structures

Materials: Steel beams and corrugated steel exterior

Space: 20,000 square feet

Location: Jamesville Avenue, adjacent to Hawkins Building

Notes: Designed to house 1.2 million volumes, a processing area, office space and conference room with a consistently maintained ideal environment of controlled heat and humidity