- Posted April 4, 2014 by
San Diego, California
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Your favorite libraries
San Diego Central Library
- dsashin, CNN iReport producer
This beautiful library opened late last year in San Diego. Located downtown and called, The Central Library.
The 297,673 square foot, nine story structure includes a charter high school, 1.25 million volumes, landmark whistling dome, 250 seat auditorium, and energy efficient. This amazing public area on 222 Park Boulevard was 100% funded by donations (185 million) and features the only customized dome structure in California.
Check it out!
1 - San Diego Central Library
2 - Bay View Terrace
3 - Dr. Seuss Kids zone
4 - Gallery
5 - Rooftop rare books
6 - Deborah Barrow - Librarian
7 - Carmen Vann - African American Woman Engineer in charge of building the Library.
8 - San Diego Central Library
9 - This library was designed by Architect, Rob Quigley. 'I designed the library to whistle on windy days."
10 - Quick unedited video of the whistling dome.