The new Library would likely cost around $5 Million. Similar …

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The new Library would likely cost around $5 Million. Similar in cost to a day care center or pre school. $30 Million is more than the original expected cost of the new supreme court building.

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Thanks Erwin, that is an astronomical number.
The current library is approximately 1000m2 in size, to replace a similar size for $30m would equate to $30,000 per m2 (about 15x more expensive per m2 than a house).
I suspect the $30m figure is to replace the entire civic centre not just the library.

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