Floris Elementary School
Fairfax County Public Schools
Gaithersburg LibraryOwner: Montgomery County Public Libraries
Architect: Whitman, Requardt & Associates
Size: 30,000 sf
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
This major renovation project will expand the 33,700 square-foot structure by adding 22,200 square feet on the main level along the front, back, and sides and 7,900 square feet on a partial second floor that will hold the meeting rooms, mechanical rooms, storage and a satellite office of the Gilchrist Center, which offers free or low-cost English language classes, computer courses, citizenship preparation and referrals to other services. The new, state-of-the art library will also include a community meeting room that will accommodate 300 and technology upgrades.