New Building Photos

Northeast Side
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Northeast side of the new Tennessee State Library and Archives at the intersection of Rep. John Lewis Way N. and Jefferson St.
State Seal East Exterior
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Tennessee State Seal on the East side of the new Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Courtyard facing Capitol Mall
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The new Tennessee State Library and Archives courtyard facing the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.
Westside Courtyard at Dusk
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The new Tennessee State Library and Archives Westside courtyard at dusk.
Northwest at Dusk
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Northwest side of the new Tennessee State Library and Archives across from the intersection of 6th Ave. N. and Jefferson St.
The Lobby
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The new Tennessee State Library and Archives Lobby in which guests can learn about Tennessee’s history through interactive displays and rotating exhibits.
Tennessee's Constitutions
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The State Library and Archives is home to Tennessee’s three Constitutions. Facsimiles are on display in the new Tennessee State Library and Archives Lobby.
Grand Staircase Up
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The new State Library and Archives Grand Staircase up to the second floor.
Rare Books Room
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The Rare Books Room in the new Tennessee State Library and Archives Lobby.
Grand Staircase Down
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The new State Library and Archives Grand Staircase down to the Lobby.
Reading Room
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The new State Library and Archives Grand Reading Room.
Automated Storage and Retrieval System
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The new State Library and Archives Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS). The climate-controlled chamber stores books and archival materials retrieved by robots, reducing the building’s footprint by 100,000 square feet and saving $54 million.
Conference Rooms
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The new State Library and Archives Conference Rooms with seating for up to 300 guests.
Conservation Lab
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The new State Library and Archives Conservation Lab.