Library Interior, Peninsula Center Library

Abstract/Description: Image shows children’s area of the library with tables and chairs in the center and shelving units to the right and left. A woman wearing a skirt standing at a table with a child seated at the table is visible to the left. The shelving unit on the right is labeled “FICTION”. Recessed lighting, white columns, and windows are visible with an open dictionary and librarian’s desk visible in the foreground. The tri-level Peninsula Center Library, which was designed and furnished by architects A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons, opened on July 17, 1967. The building occupied 64,600 sq. ft of floor space with library services on the main floor and parking facilities both above and below the main library floor. The Peninsula Center Library was remodeled and expanded in 1995, almost doubling in size from the original structure.
Subject(s): Furniture--United States--History--20th century
Palos Verdes Library District (Calif.)
Public libraries--California--Palos Verdes Peninsula
Public libraries--California--Palos Verdes Peninsula
Architecture, Modern--20th century
Architecture, Modern--20th century
Rolling Hills Estates (Calif.)
1961-1970
Interiors
Herman Miller, Inc.