Library Building Consultants

The list is not an endorsement or recommendation for any of the names listed below.

This list was compiled to be useful to librarians planning construction projects.  Consultants listed have provided the State Library with a list of significant projects that librarians can contact for information or references.  The projects listed are building programs and/or construction projects, except where noted otherwise.  To be included on the list, please contact Tina Keresztury, at 609-278-2640 ext. 133.

Arcari and Iovino Architects, P.C.
1 Katherine Street
Little Ferry, NJ 07643
201-641-0600 fax – 201-641-0626
Building Programs: Cranbury, Haddonfield, Scotch Plains, West Milford

Carson Block
Carson Block Consulting
2913 Michener Court
Fort Collins CO 80526
(970) 673-7475 fax – (970) 266-0818
Technology Visioning, Building Design and Facilities Planning: Route 9 Library, Wilmington, DE, Moffat Library of Washingtonville, NY, Highland, NY, Kinderhook, NY, Haverford Township, PA

Richard A. Bowra
730 Glenn Drive
Harrisburg, PA  17111
Building Consultations and Building Programs: Dauphin County, PA, Upper Providence, Media, PA, Ridley, PA, Kline Library, Harrisburg, PA, McCormick Riverfront Library, Harrisburg, PA, Indiana, PA, Elizabethtown, PA, Mars, PA, Quarryville, PA, Dillsburg, PA,  Palmyra, PA, Shepardstown, PA, Ligonier, PA

Buell Kratzer Powell, LTD
1525 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-557-6509 fax- 215-557-6321
Joseph Powell
East Hanover, Franklin Lakes, Hawthorne, Ocean Township, Parsippany, Wildwood Crest, West Milford, Montgomery Township, PA, Radnor Township, PA, Walnut West, Philadelphia, PA, Widener, Philadelphia, PA, Yeadon Borough, PA

CBRE | Heery
Program, Project and Construction Management Services
1000 Howard Blvd., Suite 104,
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Paul Piotrowski, Senior Business Development Director
Cell – 804-402-3580
New Trention High School (Trenton, NJ), New Phillipsburg HS (Phillipsburg, NJ), New Camden HS (Camden, NJ), Delaware State Library Building (Dover, DE), Millerville University Francine G. McNairy Library and Learning Forum (Millersville, PA), GSA Byrne-Green Federal Complex Renovations & Library (Philadelphia, PA)

Aaron Cohen & Associates, LTD
159 Teatown Rd.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Cabrini College, Madison, Rowan University Library

Garden State Office Systems and Equipment
115 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
They consult on providing storage solutions for libraries, including library shelving and archival materials and storage. They design for modular and flexible space.
Princeton University (Firestone, Marquand, Speer, and Woolworth Library), Livingstone Children’s Library

Godfrey’s Associates, Inc.
6465 E. Mockingbird Lane #344
Dallas, TX 75214
Richard L. Waters
Atlantic City, East Brunswick, Paterson, Princeton

Hanscomb Consulting (Cost Estimating)
197 Route 18 South
Suite 3000
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Thomas Joseph, Vice President
Cell – 914-837-1062
Princeton, Woodbridge, National Defense University Library, DC, Charlottesville, VA, Warrenton, VA, Williamsburg, VA, New York Public Library, Donnell Public Library, NY, Jack Brause Library, NY, SOHO Branch Library, NY

Hill International, Inc.
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, Pa 19103
Mark Purcell
Project Management:  Edison, Atlantic City, Bucks County, PA, Kingsbridge Library, Bronx, NY, Queens Central Library, Jamaica, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Earl W. Brydges Library, Niagara Falls, NY, Anacostia Library, Washington D.C., Tenley Library, Washington D.C., Boxford, MA

Dennis Kowal Architects
52 West Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
Building Programs: Brick, Glen Rock, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, Hoboken, Livingston, Mount Olive, Orange, Plainfield, Wood-Ridge

Library Development Solutions
534 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
Leslie and Alan Burger
Building Programs: Denville, Haddonfield, Maplewood, Millville, Monroe, Moorestown, Ocean City, Paterson, Princeton, Ramsey, Ridgewood, Somerset County, Abington Township, PA, Brookfield, CT, Darien, CT, Greenwich, CT, Lancaster, PA, Rangeview, Library District, CO. Space assessments: Hoboken, Hackensack, Livingston, Stonington, CT

Library Planning Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 406
Normal, IL 61761
Anders C. Dahlgren
Morris County, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh,  Butler ,PA, Easttown Township, Berwyn, PA, University of Pittsburgh Falk Library, Indiana and Armstrong Alliance for Libraries, Mt. Lebanon, PA, Cambridge, MA,

Library Innovation Consulting
Maxine Bleiweis & Associates
Space assessments: Hartford, CT, Middletown, CT, Newington, CT, Newtown, CT,
Capital campaign: Westport, CT

littleBits Electronics
601 West 26th St., #M274
New York, NY 1001
Brad Schenker
Designs and outfits makerspaces. Consults on makerspaces and technology. Camden County, Cresskill, Haddonfield, Hunterdon County South County Branch, Maplewood, Midland Park, Paramus, Parsippany, Raritan, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, South Brunswick, Summit

McMillan Pazdan Smith
400 Augusta Street, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29601
Mary Dunlop
Building Programs, Feasibility Studies, Site Planning: Atlanta-Fulton, GA, Brookhaven, GA, Charleston County, SC, Charlotte and Mecklenburg Co., NC, Cleveland, NC, Richmond Hill, GA, Troup-Harris, GA, Historic Restoration: Jackson County, NC, Union County, SC

NK Architects
95 Washington Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
973-539-5353 fax- 973-539-0916
Walter J. Kneis, AIA, CID, LEED, AP BD+C
Chester, East Brunswick, Mahwah, Mendham, Morris County, Morris Plains, Paramus, Ridgewood, South Plainfield, Union, College of Saint Elizabeth, Hudson County Community College, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Assumption School, Morristown, Chapin School, Princeton, Far Brook School, Short Hills, Kent Place School, Summit, Montclair Kimberly Academy, Morristown-Beard School, Rumson Country Day School, Saddle River Day School

Penny Hummel Consulting
316 NE 24th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232
Penny Hummel
Building Programs and Space Assessments: Corvallis-Benton, OR, Logan City, UT, Santa Cruz, CA, Longview, WA, Springfield, OR, Fort Vancouver, WA

Providence Associates, LLC
1530 East Elm Street
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326
East Brunswick, Tiverton, RI, Westborough, MA, Charleston County, SC, Wood, NY,  Norfolk, VA, Scarsdale, NY, Charlotte and Mecklenburg Co., SC, Queens, NY

QMG-Qunnections Management Group, LLC
569 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Ste 204
Newark, NJ 07102
908-552-4025  fax – 866-543-6901
Gloria Durham
Construction Management, Finance, Engineering, Remediation
Newark Housing Authority
Del Sano Contracting Inc.
Bryce Construction Corporation
Community Assets Preservation Corp

Rethink Innovations
A Technology Solutions Provider
77 Elbo Lane
Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
Allyson Christoffersen

Monmouth Ocean Educational Services Commission, Ranney School, Evesham Fire and Rescue, Marlton, Mount Laurel Fire Department, Mt Laurel, North Wildwood School District, Wildwood, Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health Hospital, Hamilton, New Jersey Schools Insurance Group (NJSIG), Mt Laurel, New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF), New York

Settembrino Architects
25 Bridge Avenue
Suite 201
Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-741-4900 fax-732-741-4977
Kevin Settembrino
Building Programs and Construction Projects: Camden County, City of New Brunswick, Monmouth County, Cheltenham Township, Cedar Grove Township, Tinton Falls Borough, Carlstadt Borough, City of Red Bank, Glen Rock Township.

SHI International Corporation
290 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
908-421-2498  fax- 732-564-8131
John Minnella
Technology Consulting
East Brunswick, Mercer County Library, Ocean County Library, Princeton, Somerset County Library

Susan Kent Consulting
S.R. Kent LLC
5501 Tuxedo Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90068
Facilities Projects:  Missoula, Montana, Central Library, Buffalo-Erie Counties – Central Library and Branches, Building Programs:  Surprise, AZ, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Space Assessments: Bridgeport, CT, Indianapolis, IN, Houston, TX, Dayton, OH

WG Project Management
51 Newark Street Suite 500
Hoboken, NJ 07030
Project management: Parsippany, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown