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Balboa Branch Library

Location: 4255 Mount Abernathy Ave
Architect: Hanna Gabriel Wells
Size: Approximately 15,000 square feet
Construction: TBD
Estimated Cost: TBD

A new, 15,000-square-foot facility will replace the current 5,092-square-foot Balboa Branch Library, which originally opened in 1971. The architectural firm of Hanna Gabriel Wells worked on designs for bridging documents. No funding has been identitified for this project.


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