Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Avery Library's rich collections include materials on architecture, historic preservation, art history, painting, sculpting, graphic arts, decorative arts, city planning, real estate, and archaeology, from all areas of the world and many time periods. Avery Library also houses three special collections, Art Properties, Avery Classics Collection, and Drawings & Archives, available by appointment only. Read more about Avery's Collections & History.

Roberto C. Ferrari

Roberto C. Ferrari

Curator of Art Properties; Lecturer in Art History & Archaeology

  • Art Properties

rcf2123@columbia.edu

(212) 854-8907
Art Properties - 227 Avery Hall
Lena Newman

Lena Newman

Special Collections Librarian

  • Avery Library

lan2115@columbia.edu

(212) 851-0146
Avery Library - 231 Avery Hall
Christine M. Sala

Christine M. Sala

Architecture & Fine Arts Librarian

  • Avery Library

cs151@columbia.edu

(212) 854-4629
Avery Library - 223 Avery Hall
Zak Rouse

Zak Rouse

Head, Access Services and Collection Management

  • Avery Library

ztr2102@columbia.edu

(212) 854-3506
Avery Library - 221A Avery Hall
James Sobczak

James Sobczak

Avery Index Editor

  • Avery Library

js6046@columbia.edu

(212) 854-8407
Avery Library - 226 Avery Hall
Jenny Davis

Jenny Davis

Research Services Librarian

  • Avery Library

jbd2148@columbia.edu

(212) 854-6745
Avery Library - 224 Avery Hall
Teresa M. Harris

Teresa M. Harris

Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

  • Avery Library

tmh2004@columbia.edu

(212) 854-3068
Avery Library - 230 Avery Hall

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Music & Arts Library main study space - a wide area with study carrels, tables, and natural light

The Avery Collection (architecture and related topics) and Fine Arts Collection (painting, sculpture, drawing, etc.) are both in-library use only, but the majority of the Avery-LC Collection (all topics in Avery Library’s scope acquired 2011 or after) circulates.

  • No food is allowed in Avery Library; drinks are allowed in spill-proof containers.
  • Study carrels and tables with lots of natural light
  • When working in groups, please respect your neighbors and keep conversations quiet.
  • Headphones are required when listening to audio content.

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