The gift is in celebration of the 150th anniversary of King + King Architects. Founded in 1868 by Archimedes Russell, King + King Architects is the oldest architectural firm in continuous practice in New York State and two years older than Syracuse University.
"We are delighted to have this support for the renovation and renaming of the Architecture Reading Room in Slocum Hall," says Seaman.
Regular Academic Year Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 9 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Fri: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m.- 6p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m.- 11 p.m.
Location: Third floor of Slocum Hall. The Architecture Reading Room occupies three rooms at the front of the building: Services area (circulation, reserves, reference) Main Collections Room and the Working Drawings Room.
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The Architecture Reading Room is open to all Syracuse University and ESF students, faculty, staff and other registered borrowers. Visitors are welcome to consult materials in-house.
Reserve Stacks: 2 hour loan, 1 renewal
General stacks: 1 week, 1 renewal
Current Periodicals: 2 hour loan, 1 renewal
Working Drawings: Do not circulate. Requests for paper and/or digital copies should be directed to ARR staff. Please allow at least 48 hours for fulfillment of these requests. Payment is required before pick-up of all copies. Paper copies costs average about $1.50 per sheet. Digital copy costs will be higher.
Materials: 1 day, 1 renewal
The Architecture Reading Room is equipped with the following:
The Architecture Reading Room, located on the third floor of Slocum Hall, serves the needs of the School of Architecture, the faculty, and its students for quick access to course reserves, current periodical titles, reference and other core works. The Architecture Reading Room is open the public and the SU and ESF community.
Reserve Collection: Permanent reserve (core materials);course specific reserve books have a two hour circulation period.
Stacks: The general stack collection of over 5,000 volumes includes basic surveys, monographs on key figures in architecture, building type studies and technology resources. The loan period is a week.
Current Periodical Titles: Titles are kept in the ARR for six months to a year. Each issue is barcoded and circulates for two hours. Please refer to the Architectural Periodicals tab for a list of titles held.
Working Drawings: The Architecture Reading Room houses a largely print-based collection of over 300 sets of architectural working drawings. These do not circulate. For details, please refer to the Architectural Working Drawings tab.
Materials: The Reading Room holds a collection of physical material samples, including a variety of wood, stone, tile, plastics and acrylics, fabric, metals, and more. These are stored on shelves in the Working Drawings Room and have a 1 day loan period. Please refer to the Materials tab for more information.
Oversize: Oversize books are located in the white cabinets in the Main Collections Room. The loan period is 2 hours.
Theses: B+ and award-winning student theses are available online for viewing via SURFACE.