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September 22, 2014


NewHolly Branch : Building Facts

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Building Facts: NewHolly Branch


Project description: Relocate existing branch

  • Relocate the 1,924-square-foot Holly Park Library, which occupied converted residential units dating back to 1943 that were part of the Holly Park housing project for defense workers.
  • The relocated branch has expanded areas for seating and collections, upgraded technology services and equipment and a special youth focus area.
  • The branch is in the NewHolly Neighborhood Campus.

Quick facts

  • Project type: Relocate existing branch
  • Completion date: 1999
  • Budget for capital costs: $750,000
  • Total library program area: 4,000 square feet (formerly 1,924 square feet )
  • Computers: 11 (formerly 2)
  • Library Board steward: Greg Maffei
  • Architect: ARC Architects
  • Contractor: Absher Construction Co.


  • November 1999: The NewHolly Branch of The Seattle Public Library opened Saturday, Nov. 20.
  • November 1998: Seattle voters approved the $196.4 million "Libraries for All" bond measure. The bond money, which could be used only for construction of libraries, funded a new Central Library and new and improved branches.
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NewHolly Branch
7058 32nd Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98118



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