Lakeview Library Redevelopment
MHPM Project Managers Inc.
Rounthwaite Dick and Hadley Architect Inc.
Brown Daniels Associates
According to the City of Mississauga's Strategic Plan, one of the City's strategic goals is to
build and maintain its infrastructure for its citizens and for generations to come. A sound,
functional and attractive infrastructure is integral in completing its neighbourhoods, as we
build a City for the 21st century.
The 2004 Library Master Plan called for the redevelopment of Lakeview Branch Library, due to
age, mechanical lifecycle issues and functionality. The library opened in 1967 with an addition
built in 1974 and further renovations in 1990. The 7,610-foot facility services 22,000 local
A renovation program for this older facility in the south of Mississauga has been reviewed
and is ready for implementation.
The scope of work includes addressing replacement of HVAC, sanitary piping, improved air
distribution, replacement of baseboard heaters and fan-forced electric heaters, removal of
stable asbestos, skylight and support replacement, window and door replacement, replacement of
carpet and flooring, painting, replacement of circulation desk, shelving, tables and chairs,
reconfigure workspace, program room and storage space, reconfigure public washrooms to meet
Mississauga Accessibility Design guidelines, install energy efficient technology due to high
utility rates, provide standard interior and exterior signage, improve customer entrance
including covered vestibule, introduce interior and exterior Closed Circuit Television, improve
public computer workspace configuration and add a quiet study room and vending hut.
Renovation of Lakeview Branch Library will enable the building to remain in good repair
while meeting customer needs. The economic life of the building will be extended; energy
savings will be realized, a new HVAC system will improve air quality; washrooms will be
improved, exterior ramps will be replaced to address accessibility issues, closed circuit
television will increase safety; staff workspaces will be designed to accommodate today's
technology; customers will have an updated, welcoming facility to gather, borrow materials and
use resources. Renovations will also address the changing demographics and the electronic needs
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