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Historic Preservation / Adaptive Reuse

Comfort Public Library, Comfort, Texas:

Renovation of Comfort Library in the Recorded Texas Historical Landmark Building into a more functional central resource center, complete with computerization for T1 internet access, while maintaining its historical presence.  Built in 1910, it was originally a soda pop plant with its own interior hand-dug well (now covered).

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Expanded stack space was a necessity in this RTHL-designated 1910 Landmark Schwethelm Building.  Renovations accommodated crucial internet capacity by adding partial second floor, elevator, all new mechanical and electrical systems to increase usability for at least 20 years.  

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Portions of the original Mezzanine were preserved for accessing added shelving and for historical resource documents . 

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Last updated: February 20, 2012