Building a library befitting the unique legacy of Theodore Roosevelt takes time. Here's how we see the next year unfolding.
June 27, 2022
The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation purchased 90.3 acres of land from the U.S. Forest Service. The transaction completes an 18-month process that began when TRPLF received Congressional approval to acquire the land for construction of the T.R. Library in North Dakota.
August 13, 2021 - February 1, 2022
TRPL's design and construction team will be working in sync with Snøhetta, TRPL contracted design team, and JLG, architect of record to map out everything from exhibit spaces, spatial relationships, and initial floorplans.
January 1, 2020 – August 12, 2021
The Design Architect–alongside the Local Architect of Record–will work in tandem to solidify and perfect the library's design.
Design Architect Selected
September 18, 2020
The Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation unanimously voted to select Snøhetta for the Design Architect commission of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library.
Design Concepts Unveiled
August 17, 2020
Three of the world's best architectural firms–Henning Larsen, Snøhetta, and Studio Gang–unveil their concepts for public comment.
May 20, 2020
Three of the world's best architects will compete for the role of Design Architect of the T.R. Library.
Design Competition Kickoff
April 27, 2020
The Board approved a shortlist of 14 candidates for the role of Design Architect, who received our Request for Qualifications.
Preferred Site Selected
March 31, 2020
Eleven (11) sites were evaluated as the possible location of the TR Library in Medora, North Dakota.
Architectural Brief Released
December 15, 2019
The Project Brief is our foundational document, setting our tone and intent.
The TRPLF is a non-profit organization formed in 2014 to plan, build and oversee operations of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota.