Richard McElhiney Architects LLC

U.S. General Services Administration
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Presidential Library Visitor Center

Hyde Park NY

The new 50,800sf visitor center serves all visitors to the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Presidential Library and Homesite. It houses exhibition space, an auditorium, museum shop, café and ticketing facilities. It also accommodates a conference & education center with four meeting spaces, catering facilities and offices. Its programs are supported by state-of-the-art audio-visual and telecommunications systems. The 4,000gsf renovation of the north wing of the Library is a Temporary Exhibition Gallery.


Educational Facilities Design Award of Excellence, AIA Committee on Architecture for Education, 2007


Award of Merit, AIA New York State, 2006


Award of Merit, NY State Chapter AIA, 2006