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Jefferson Library featured in Democrat-Herald

Residents have worked since 2009 to create a new library for this small town, and their efforts are finally paying off. A groundbreaking for the new Jefferson Public Library, which will be adjacent to City Hall, is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 23. “I’m giddy,” said Linda Baker, president of the Friends of the Jefferson Library. “This group has worked a long time.”

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Marathon Madness at Crescent Village this past weekend

RB's Frank Visconti, who lives in Crescent Village, snapped this photo from his balcony on Saturday at the start of the second annual Pacific Northwest Marathon. Starting and finishing at Crescent Village, the Pacific Northwest Marathon is one of the flattest marathons in Oregon. Race organizers say it's a good race for beginners and a chance to help runners qualify for the Boston Marathon. In 2015, more than 10% of the marathon finishers qualified for Boston.

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Fred Kent, Project for Public Spaces visits Eugene

Fred Kent, founder and president of Project for Public Spaces (PPS), visited Eugene last week as part of the AIA SWO Design Excellence Making Great CitiesLecture Series. He is known throughout the world as a dynamic speaker and prolific ideas man. A leading authority on revitalizing city spaces and one of the foremost thinkers in livability, smart growth and the future of the city, Fred shared his knowledge and wisdom to a 200+ audience at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts.

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Congrats to former RB designer, Jerome Tryon!

Kudos to former Rowell Brokaw designer, Jerome Tryon who was part of the winning design team in the 2016 Fairy Tales Architecture Competition. Created by Blank Space, the international contest invites architects, artists, and writers to pen their own architectural fairy tale narrative. Blank Space is an online platform for architecture founded in 2013 by Matthew Hoffman and Francesca Giuliani. Blank Space works to provide new opportunities such as competitions, for design to engage the public. 

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