Woodson Library 2017-08-17T14:20:22+00:00

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Woodson Library

Project Description

UJAMAA Construction, Inc. was awarded the envelope replacement of the Carter G. Woodson Regional Library located on the South Side of Chicago. This historic facility was named for Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the father of African American historiography. A prolific writer and founder of the Association for the Study of Negro History and Life. Woodson made numerous contributions to the study of African American history and culture. In 1926, Dr. Woodson proposed and established an annual observance, Negro History Week, which grew into the nationally celebrated African American History Month held each February.
The work includes Upgrades to flooring, lighting and paint in lobby and other public areas, build out of new early childhood space, updated guardrails and handrails on monumental stairway, construction of two study rooms on the 2nd floor and addition of two parking spots for people with disabilities. .