Houston, Texas 77002
Civil Courthouse Pictures
Civil Courthouse Technology
- 17-story courthouse plus basement.
- 660,000 total square feet.
- Three-story atrium lobby.
- Thirteen elevators plus two escalators.
- Cafeteria planned for the building.
- District Clerk and County Clerk offices.
- Court Administration Offices Attorney lounge Vertical transport system for files.
- Flood protected to an elevation of 41 ft.
- Accessible via tunnel from the existing Harris County downtown tunnel system.
- Interior finishes include limestone, granite, wood veneers, terrazzo and stainless
- 37 typical courtrooms, 1 tax courtroom, 1 ceremonial courtroom and 6 expansion courtrooms.
Individuals with Disabilities
- The courthouse is wheelchair friendly
- All courtrooms have elevator lift for Witnesses
- All courtrooms have ramps for Jurors
- Access tunnels between all courthouses are equipped with lifts or ramps
- All courtrooms are equipped with assisted listening devices for the hearing impaired