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Ohio Supreme Court Tour: An Art Deco Treasure

  Ohio Supreme Court Tour: An Art Deco Treasure

One of the finest national examples of public space Art Deco is located right here in Columbus! Completed in 1933, The Supreme Court of Ohio is housed in a magnificently designed building richly appointed in marble, brass and walnut, with an ornate interior of numerous paintings, murals and mosaics. Enjoy a private docent tour curated […]

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City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

Brent Warren Brent Warren City and County Eying Park Land for New Courthouse Building

The City of Columbus and Franklin County announced today that they are considering building a new municipal courthouse at the southeast corner of High and Mound streets downtown. The land is currently occupied by Dorrian Commons Park and the four-story James A. Karnes Building, which holds several county agencies. The Franklin County Municipal Court is […]

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New Franklin County Courthouse Open for Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans

We’ve been talking about the new Franklin County Courthouse Complex for nearly five years, and the project is finally being unveiled with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. The new building at 345 South High Street is an annex to the existing courthouse buildings next door and its 325,000 square feet will primarily be home to offices […]

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Franklin County Hall of Justice to Get Rehab

Walker Evans Walker Evans

According to an article in today’s Dispatch (“Hall of Justice to get $58 million upgrade“), Franklin County will be begin renovating the old Hall of Justice building as soon as the new courthouse building across the street is completed in January. The renovation project includes some facade upgrades, asbestos removal and some employee amenity upgrades […]

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Franklin County Courthouse Project Update

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Construction Advances on Franklin County Government Center Projects in Downtown Columbus Construction of both the Franklin County New Courts Building and Government Center Entrance Pavilion projects continue to advance toward anticipated completion next year.

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Franklin County Courthouse Complex is Going Green

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: County goes ‘green’ at old buildings By Barbara Carmen Commissioners are to approve a plan Tuesday to spend $25.5 million within the next 16 months to retrofit their five buildings at Fulton and High streets with environmentally friendly technology. Most of the work will be done by late spring 2010. The work […]

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Pizzuti talks about the Courthouse & City Center

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Building with an eye for aesthetics Sunday, December 23, 2007 BY MIKE PRAMIK Q: Will you be incorporating residences into the Franklin County Courthouse project? Ron Pizzuti: It depends on when you’re talking about. At some point in time the block will be a mixed-use block. It will have some office, it […]

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