Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Noreen Reale Falcone Library

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Institution Name: Le Moyne College
Original/Historic Place Name: Noreen Reale Falcone Library
Location on Campus: 1419 Salt Springs Rd.
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s):
1981original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Foundation: concrete
Walls: red brick; glass
Roof: tar
1981-present (2007)museum (art gallery, archives, and study space)
1981-present (2007)library

Significance: architecture, culture, religion
Landmark designation:
Narrative: see below
References: see below

The building is interesting primarily in its free form shape, which is somewhat suggestive of a grand piano. It contains good, varied stacks, study space, and an atrium and also houses archives, an art gallery and meeting rooms.

I. Bibliographic sources:

Langdon, John W. Against the Sky: The First Fifty Years of LeMoyne College. Fresno, CA: Dumont Publishing Company, 1996.

II. Location of other data:
University: Library, Facilities Management Office

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