Commerce Research Library
History and Architecture
The Commerce Research Library is located in the Herbert C. Hoover Building (HCHB) in Washington, DC. It is one of several libraries serving Department employees and working to support the ongoing work of the agency. The historic Reading Room is a beautiful and welcoming physical space that has evolved and continued to provide value for almost a hundred years.
[Above] North end of the HCHB where the Patent Office was located.