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Bucknell University Barnes & Noble Bookstore

A 1942 hardware store was renovated to become the new bookstore for Bucknell University. Preservation of the existing building was more economical, a greener alternative to new construction, and a strengthening of the university’s position in the community as a good steward of Lewisburg’s Historic District. Program improvements for Barnes & Noble included the installation of a new kitchen, café and dining area, retail spaces, shipping and receiving spaces, atrium skylights, storefront, canopy, offices and restrooms.

Citation Award: Best Renovation/Restoration Project, AIA Central Pennsylvania Chapter, 2010

Keystone Excellence in Construction Award, Associated Builders & Contractors, 2010

Preservation Award, Preservation Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 2011

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
30,000 SF
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