MARY BAKER EDDY LIBRARY
The award-winning Mary Baker Eddy Library is the largest multidisciplinary library dedicated to an American woman; Mary Baker Eddy’s life and work are the focus on this 90,000-square-foot interpretive center. Located in the former Christian Science Publishing House, center offers facilities for events, exhibitions, programs, offices, and includes a library and archives for more than 20,000 volumes, a conference center, and archival storage. The design includes a new glass entry pavilion and an urban garden along Boston’s Massachusetts Avenue.
The Mary Baker Eddy Library Renovation received a Boston Preservation Alliance Achievement Award.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Project Size: 81,000 sf
Project Team: Ann Beha FAIA, Ric Panciera AIA, Peter Sugar AIA, Peter Hoyt AIA, Jonathan Cutler AIA, Ken Guditz AIA, John Paul Dunn, Chris Raber, Cynthia Deschenes, James Selvitelli, Chantelle Brewer, Milton Lau, Jill Bogdanowicz-Wilson, Geoff Pingree (ABA); Weidlinger Associates / Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (Structural); AHA Consulting Engineers (MEP); Vanasse Hangen Brustlin (Civil); Reed Hilderbrand Associates (Landscape); Schuler & Shook (Lighting); Shawmut Design & Construction (General Contractor); Jonathan Hillyer (Photography)