GENEVA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT

127 James Street  | Geneva, IL 60134 | 630-232-0780 phone | 630-232-0881 fax

contact us anytime at board@gpld.org

project overview

May 2019: Exterior walls get rain screen and insulation layers
April 2019: Crews fream interior walls, and install floors, stairways, and elevators
March 2019: Interior work begins, including installing elevators, stairwells, and walls
February 2019: Crews begin to put up walls the the roof
January 2019: Exterior walls go up, and plumbing work begins
December 2018: Workers continue to lay steel and begin detailing and pouring concrete for floors
November 2018: Second bond issue of $12 million; the Library has received all $21.8 million in public financing for the project. Work begins on the geothermal well; second floor takes shape
October 2018: Steel work begins; basement and foundation work is completed
September 2018: Walls begin to go up on the new library; basement and first floor work starts
August 2018: Library breaks ground! Work begins on the site

July 2018: Library holds groundbreaking ceremony


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2018: City Council PUD approval
March 2018: City Council Committee of the Whole (COW) review
January-February 2018: Plan Commission Hearing
December 2017: HPC meeting
October 2017: Project application submitted to City of Geneva for review
August 2017: Historic Preservation Commission Review
July 2017: First bond issue of $9.7 million
June-July 2017: Community Design Forums

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2017: Referendum passes

March 2017: More Community Forums
January-April 2017: Referendum Education Campaign
December 2016: Public Hearing
November 2016: Community Forums


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July-December 2016: Financial Planning
June 2016: Schematic Design
March 2016: Purchased land at 210 S. Sixth St.
October 2015: Needs Assessment
July 2015: Focus Groups
April 2015: Public hearing on land purchase
February-April 2015: Community Survey
December 2014-February 2015: Community Conversations