LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg City Council approved a plan, 6-1 to revitalize the Jones Memorial Library in a council meeting Tuesday.
According to the plan, the library will be renovated into possible restaurant/dining facilities, a hotel lobby, have outdoor patio seating areas, a new kitchen facility and three guest suites.
A pedestrian bridge would connect the renovated building, located at 434 Rivermont Avenue, to a new guest room building located along Victoria Avenue.
The plan also includes the construction of a new addition to the library building to include a kitchen for the restaurant. The lawn area below the library will be used a community space for seasonal activities.
There will also be a minimum of 107 parking spaces provided at the new hotel building.
The full plan can be found in the Tuesday’s meeting agenda packet here.