Courthouse Improvement Projects
New federal courthouses are coming online as a result of a $948 million investment by Congress, in late 2015. Learn about one of the largest modernization efforts of courthouses in recent decades.
Modern Courthouse in Pennsylvania Opens to Public
Published onApril 17, 2023
The public opening of the Sylvia H. Rambo U.S. Courthouse marked the conclusion of a decades-long effort to work with the General Services Administration (GSA) to secure funding to build a safer space for those visiting the federal court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
New Courthouse in N.C. Weds Past and Present
Published onDecember 1, 2022
A recently completed renovation and expansion of a federal courthouse in Charlotte, North Carolina, combines a modern annex with architectural touches that invoke a Virginia courtroom designed by Thomas Jefferson. The new court complex is one of eight funded by Congress in late 2015.
New Courthouse in Nashville Maintains Classical Look with Enhanced Security
Published onOctober 20, 2022
A dedication ceremony at the new courthouse will mark the conclusion of a nearly 25-year effort to secure funding to build a safer and more welcoming space for those visiting the federal court in the Middle District of Tennessee.
Art in New Courthouses Convey Civic Pride and Symbols of Justice
Published onJuly 14, 2022
Several new courthouses coming online as a result of a $948 million investment by Congress in recent years are getting an aesthetic touch thanks to the federal government’s Art in Architecture program.
New Courthouse Honors Judge Sylvia Rambo, Tireless Trailblazer
Published onJune 28, 2022
Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, known by peers for her modesty and work ethic, received the rarest of professional accolades last week, when she became just one of a very few women to have a federal courthouse named in her honor.
New, Modern, Safer Courthouse Opens in San Antonio
Published onJune 23, 2022
A judge’s 19-year effort to secure funding to build a safer and more welcoming space for those resolving disputes in the Western District of Texas came to a satisfying conclusion with a dedication ceremony at the new San Antonio courthouse.