Boston Public Library Johnson Building Renovation
City of Boston
William Rawn Associates, Architects, Inc.
© Robert Benson
2017 IES Awards Boston Section – Award of Merit
The Johnson Building project consists of 156,000 square feet of renovations (in two phases) to the landmarked 1972 Phillip Johnson Addition to the Central Branch of the Boston Public Library. Phase 1, completed in early 2015, provides greater and improved amenities for the Reference, General Collections, Children’s, and Teen’s areas.