Birmingham Public Library Plans To Break Ground
For Five Points West Library

BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Birmingham Public Library, in conjunction with the Birmingham Library Board, the Mayor’s Office, the Birmingham City Council and the Five Points West Community, will break ground on a new library building on Monday, December 9, 2002 at 2:00 pm. The location for the groundbreaking is the corner of Avenue W and 47th Street, across from Fair Park Arena. The new Five Points West Library is part of the planned Five Points West Municipal Complex.

The new library and municipal complex were designed by Pantsari Architecture. Contractor for the construction of the new facility is Golden & Associates Construction.

Pantsari Architecture, P.C. is a full-service design firm offering programming, master planning, architectural and interior design services. With over 40 years of combined experience, the team at PA.pc is fully equipped to provide project management around the corner or around the country. The firm enjoys a unique design and management process, utilizing state of the art technology. In addition to a full range of architectural services Pantsari Architecture can provide site and signage design, architectural photography, 3D modeling, rendering, animation, video and digital imaging. This affords the client single source responsibility for the varied aspects of any design project. For more information regarding Pantsari Architecture, please visit their Web site at or call (205) 327-5779.

Founded in 1997 by Geoffrey S. Golden, the Golden & Associates Construction, LLC, originated to offer superior solutions for building needs on projects that would typically be under-serviced by larger contractors or too complex for smaller companies lacking in the management strength, knowledge and experience. Golden & Associates provides general contracting and construction services to clients in major industries, including corporations such as SouthTrust Bank, First Commercial Bank, Alabama Power Company and Biocryst Pharmaceuticals. For more information regarding Golden & Associates Construction, please visit their Web site at or call (205) 322-7726.

The Birmingham Public Library and its 20 branch locations provide the public with the most current collections, as well as the most comprehensive research tools in the state. The Birmingham Public Library strives to inform visitors by hosting special programs year round, such as the Brown Bag Lunch Series and Alabama Bound, in addition to children’s programs for toddlers to teenagers. These programs allow the public to meet and greet guest lecturers, musicians, authors and publishers. For more information regarding the Birmingham Public Library and a list of  exciting, upcoming events, please visit or call (205) 226-3600.