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Iowa Supreme Court / Court of Appeals

 

Des Moines

 

Location:  1111 East Court Avenue

Built:  2003 – 2005

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Kaplan McLaughlin Diaz and DLR Group

Contractor:  Neumann Brothers Inc. of Des Moines

 

Description:  The building faces north and is located at on a bluff overlooking the downtown with the State Capitol to the north The five story limestone building is called the Judicial Branch Building. The building forms a “T” with a projecting north section having an open portico from the third to fifth stories. The building has a large green dome on the center of the roof above the junction of the east, west and south wings. The building houses the Supreme Court on the fourth story, and the Court of Appeals and Court Administration.

 

See:  The Supreme Court is located in Polk County.

 

First Supreme Court Courtroom

 

See:  Iowa Supreme Court – State Capitol

 

 

Iowa Judicial Branch Building – Des Moines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Columbia by Fritiz Melzer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supreme Court Courtroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justice and Peace

 

 

 

 

Court of Appeals Courtroom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2008 and 2024