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UNLV Libraries Main Page -> Architecture Studies Library -> Las Vegas Guides and Collections -> Las Vegas Architects and Buildings Database -> Projects

Las Vegas Library and Lied Discovery Museum

Photos & Links: Photo 1
833 N. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Size (sq. ft.): 110000
Other Size Measure: Three Floors
URL (bibliographic):
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: Anderton, Francis. 1997. Las Vegas: A Guide to Recent Architecture. London: Ellipsis,. Arch NA
735 L3 A52

“Antoine Predock Architect: Las Vegas Library – Discovery Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada,
design.” GA Document n.30 (Aug. 1991): 108-117.

“Children’s hour: A new museum in Las Vegas.” Architectural Record 175, n.7 (Jul. 1987): 55.
Includes axonometric drawing.

Carter, Geoff. “Tourist For Breakfast: Designing Vegas, When Decorum Fail, At Least We Have Architecture.”, Las Vegas Weekly, 11-17 April 2002, [Online]. Available: Accessed September 5, 2003.

Dickensheets, Scott. “Out of the Box.” Las Vegas Life 2, n.11 (Aug. 1999): 32-35.

Isasi, Justo. “Predicar en el desierto: Un museo infantile de Predock en Las Vegas.” Architectura
Viva n.24 (May-June 1992): 30-5. Includes floor plans and photos.

Harris, Bill. "Building Nevada :Featuring Nevada's Building Industry Leaders." 1st ed. Newport Beach, CA: Landmark Books, 2007: 9. UNLV Arch Bk Stks HD9715.25.U63 N34 2007.

“Las Vegas Library and Children’s Museum.” Architecture + Urbanism 218, n.11 (Nov. 1988):

“Las Vegas Library and Discovery Museum, Las Vegas, Nev.” Progressive Architecture 68, n.7
(Jul. 1987): 35-7. Includes axonometric, floor plans, & section.

“Las Vegas Library and Lied Discovery Children’s Museum.” Design Quarterly n.168 (Spring
1996): 6-19. Includes project statement and photos.

Leblanc, Sydney. The architecture traveler: a guide to 263 American buildings New York: Quebecor World Kingsport Press 2005.

“LV library nabs Silver for design.” Las Vegas Review Journal 3 March 1991: 4M.
McQuerrey, Lisa. “Groundbreaking Structures.” In Business Las Vegas, 28 March 2003, 10A.
Mitchell, Shane. “Desert Manna.” Interiors 110, n.1 (Jan. 1991): 110-111. Includes photos.

Moiraghi, Luigi. Un nuovo segno per las vegas. L’arca (2006 ) 52-59.

Mulard, Claudine. “Las Vegas musee des enfantes.” L’ Arca 246 (Dec. 1991/Jan. 1992): 130-3.
Includes photos.

Nicoletta, Julie. Buildings of Nevada. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Includes project
description and photo. Arch Ref NA 730.N3 N53 2000

Predock, Antoine. Antoine Predock, Architect 2. New York: Rizzoli, 1998. Arch NA 737.P67 L3

“Special Feature: Antoine Predock.” Architecture + Urbanism 218, n.11 (Nov. 1988): 75-130.
Includes photo of model.

Stein, Karen. “Down the Strip.” Architectural Record 178, n.11 (Oct. 1990): 68-75. Includes floor
plans and photos.

“The top 5 coolest buildings in Las Vegas.” Nevada Contractor 5, n.6 (Jun. 2000): 18-22. Includes photos.

Twardy, Chuck. “10 Ugly Buildings.” Las Vegas Weekly, 21-27 October 2003, 18-19.

Twardy, Chuck. “Junk Bonds: Why, 10 years after the Hunsberger Controversy, Are We Still Unwilling to Invest in Well-designed Libraries?” Architecture Las Vegas, 2003, 80.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Clark County Library District fact sheet about Las
Vegas Library.

UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: 1 color slide of exterior of building.