Gallery: LEED-Seeking Children’s Discovery Center Opens at the Queens C...

Several years ago, Mayor Bloomberg announced the Department of Design and Construction’s Design and Construction Excellence program to put the city's best young architects and designers to work on public buildings. Recently, one of the first projects
Several years ago, Mayor Bloomberg announced the Department of Design and Construction’s Design and Construction Excellence program to put the city's best young architects and designers to work on public buildings. Recently, one of the first projects delivered under this program has been finished and opened to the public: the glowing Children's Discovery Center at the Queens Central Library. Designed by 1100 Architect, the LEED-seeking building is a beautiful 22,000 square foot addition to the existing library. The brightly-colored Discovery Center combines a traditional library with hands-on science exhibits, giving children a vibrant new community resource.

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