Brantford Public Library – Brantford, ON

Brantford Public Library – Brantford, ON

April 1989: The City bought the downtown Woolco store for $1.9 million after numerous years of studies and recommendations about building a library with more space than the Carnegie library. The building has 45,000 square feet of usable space on the first two floors and is located in the downtown core. Moffat Kinoshita Associates Inc. were hired as the architects.

1990: The budget for the project was set at $5.1 million and Peter J. Vicano Ltd., a local construction company, was awarded the contract.

January 1991: Construction began on the building.

1991: Moffat Kinoshita Associates Inc. won the Hamilton Society of Architects Award of Excellence for their design.

January 27, 1992: The new Brantford Public Library at 173 Colborne Street opened to the public.

1993: Moffat Kinoshita Associates Inc. won the Financial Post Design Effectiveness of Merit Award.


  • Tags: Institutional

  • Location: 173 Colborne Street, Brantford, ON
  • Type: Institutional
  • Size: 45,000 sq. ft.
  • Service Provided: Construction Tender
  • Completion Date: January 27, 1992

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