5th May 2015 | By Annemarie Smith

Manhattan Beach Library Grand Opening

County Supervisor Don Knabe, who was instrumental in the project's success, called the new library "spectacular."

"It's rare that a facility is more beautiful than the renderings," he said. "It really is an architectural masterpiece."


26th Apr 2013 | By Annemarie Smith

Manhattan Beach Library - Council Approval

The new Manhattan Beach library got the final city approval it needed Tuesday night for construction to begin this fall.


20th Jul 2012 | By

Renovation Taking Shape at the Beverly Hills Library

Image Follow the progress of our renovation of the Beverly Hills Library . Construction shots of the children's library are posted on our Facebook page.


11th Jun 2012 | By

West Hollywood Library Wins 2012 Westside Urban Forum Design Award

ImageJohnson Favaro has been awarded a 2012 Design Award in the Public/Institutional category by the Westside Urban Forum for the design of the new West Hollywood Library. The new 48,000 SF project is the largest capital investment and most significant building in the 25-year history of the City of West Hollywood. Part of the first phase of implementation of Johnson Favaro's master plan for West Hollywood Park, the library recently achieved LEED Gold certification.


18th Apr 2012 | By

West Hollywood Library Achieves LEED Gold Certification

ImageThe new West Hollywood Library surpassed planned energy and sustainability goals with its recent LEED Gold certification--one of the few municipal buildings in California to have achieved this standard. Some of the sustainable features of the project include low-emitting and locally-sourced materials, optimized-energy performance systems and a photovoltaic system that converts energy from the sun into electricity for the building.


27th Jan 2012 | By

Construction Starts on Beverly Hills Library Renovation

ImageThe renovation of the Beverly Hills Library reconfigures interior spaces for more efficient use and improved daylighting and includes the creation of a new Teen Zone and enhances and expands the Children's Library.


13th Dec 2011 | By

West Hollywood Library Had 30,000 Visitors in First Month

ImageAccording to city officials, the new West Hollywood Library had 30,000 visitors in October, its first month open...


18th Nov 2011 | By

Johnson Favaro Recognized at Creative City Awards

Image Johnson Favaro was honored with the John Chase Art and Design Award by the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...


12th Oct 2011 | By

West Hollywood Library Named Among Top Works

news6 The West Hollywood Library was named among the top works of public architecture to open in Southern California in the last decade by Christopher Hawthorne of the LA Times...


21st Sep 2011 | By

West Hollywood Library Dedication and Grand Opening Oct. 1

ImageThe City of West Hollywood will host the dedication and grand opening of the new West Hollywood Library on Saturday, October 1, 2011 from 10 am to 2 pm...