Phase IV: Summary

Rare Book & Manuscript Library (RBML)

  • Enhanced fire safety systems
  • Additional power and communications for Reading Rooms
  • Renovated staff workrooms

Replaced and refurbished stack elevators

  • Extended service to Stack 15/9th floor
  • Includes one larger car
  • New rooftop elevator machine room

Stack Levels 12 and 13

  • Upgraded lighting
  • Wireless communications
  • New mechanical and safety systems
  • Improved seating & service areas
  • Expanded access points from adjacent Reading Rooms
  • All books individually cleaned
  • Completes Public Stacks Renovation