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Cleveland Public Library’s new Hough Branch combines joy, light and history in a delightful design

New Hough Branch is Taking Shape

Work on the foundation for the new building is progressing. CLICK HERE if you can't resist a video of construction equipment!

Hough Branch Groundbreaking Celebration

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Groundbreaking Celebration. If you weren't able to be there, here are some highlights. (CLICK HERE)


Moody Nolan is the first majority Black-Owned and only Ohio-based architecture firm to win the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Firm Award. This is the highest honor that the Institute confers to architecture practices. You can learn more here. We are so glad to be working with them on the ReImagined Hough Branch.

ARTICLE - Hough Branch: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Thank you all for the insightful input and ideas you’ve shared with us so far. Thanks to you we have accomplished so much already. 

We are excited to share this article about the Hough Branch project.

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Hough Park Branch Design and Construction Kick-Off Event

Thank you to everyone who zoomed in to the West Park Branch Design and Construction Kick-Off Event. If you missed the event, don’t worry. You can still tell us what you think! Click here to leave feedback

We also have a recording of the meeting available (click here to watch video).

There will be a Design and Construction Informational Meeting on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 4:00. 

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