Hyde Park Project

Hyde Park Project

Hyde Park


Rendering of the Hyde Park Branch Front Entrance Facing Erie Ave. Plans Not Final.

Status: Construction
Estimated Completion: Mid-2023
Facility Master Plan category: Neighborhood Library
Planning Zone: South East (PDF format)
Project Architect: Emersion
Estimated Investment (Approximate): $4.8 million

Visit the branch's temporary location in Hyde Park Plaza between Great Clips and H&R Block.

Interested in more details? Read the project updates.

Visit our temporary location in Hyde Park Plaza, 3764 Paxton Ave., until construction is complete in mid-2023. Find out more in this blog post.

The Hyde Park Branch Library project, part of the Facility Master Plan South East planning zone, started in August 2022 and will continue through 2023.

Phase I

The first phase of the project began in August 2022. Crews will improve the branch's sewage and drainage system under the existing parking lot.

Phase II

Crews are working on major accessibility improvement during Phase II of the project, which began September 30, 2022. This phase includes permanent improvements to grading and size of the parking lot, the replacement of the 50-year-old elevator, and improving access to both entrances.

Construction Gallery

Community Presentations

Project Updates

Blog Posts

Hyde Park Branch Next Generation Library Blog Posts

Renovations Starting Soon at Hyde Park Branch

Major accessibility updates coming to Hyde Park Branch with temporary location opening during construction until mid 2023.

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