Category Archives: Library Renovation

Sneak Peek: New Exhibit Installation

The installation of the new exhibits is continuing at a very quick pace! Here are some of the latest things things to be installed.

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FDR Library Renovation

A Bold and Persistent Staff by Lynn Bassanese, Director, FDR Library The renovation project that began at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in 2010 is the first renovation of the Library building since it opened to the … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

During Phase 2 of the FDR Library’s building renovation special measures have been taken to protect the largest object in the Museum collection—FDR’s 1936 Ford Phaeton automobile. This vehicle, which features hand controls that allowed the President to drive it … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

Check out the latest progress of our library renovation!

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From the Acting Director

April 30, 2012 Today is a day of mixed emotions.  We are closing the permanent exhibits at the Roosevelt Library to turn the spaces over to our general contractor for a much needed renovation.  And immediately following that work an … Continue reading

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Last Chance to See the Current Permanent Exhibits! Closing April 30, 2012

Existing Permanent Exhibits to Close April 30, 2012 NEW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION OPENS MAY 1, 2012 This is an exciting time at the Roosevelt Presidential Library. We are undergoing a major renovation scheduled to be completed in late summer 2013. As … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

You have to break a few bricks to renovate a Presidential Library   With FDR looking on we continue to make progress in Phase 2 of our Library renovation. Demolition work is all around us, the roofers are putting on … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

Hard hats are mandatory and it’s starting to look like a construction site again as Phase 2 of the Library renovation gets into full swing. Workmen are in the temporary exhibit gallery getting it ready for new windows and minor … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

To prepare the lower levels of the historic Library building for the next phase of renovation the Museum staff is moving all 35,000 artifacts to the attic floor. ARTEX Fine Art Services is assisting the staff with the move. The … Continue reading

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Renovation Update

Renovation of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum began on May 27, 2010 as Kirchhoff-Consigli Construction Management, LLC , Pleasant Valley, NY was given the notice to proceed on the first phase of a three year project with … Continue reading

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