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North Carolina Supreme Court



Location:  2 East Morgan Street / Fayetteville Street Mall

Built: 1939 – 1940

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival; and Art Deco

Architect:  Northrup & O’Brien

Contractor: Unknown


Description: The building faces north and is a five story gray stone structure. The building is located inn the center of Raleigh opposite the State House. The building is the Law and Justice Building with the Supreme Court Chambers located on the third story in a paneled courtroom with an imposing screen of Ionic columns behind the bench. The building is constructed with granite. On a ledge atop the central facade stands a statue by Charles B Warren that represents law and justice.  The building is a Works Project Administration project. The building was renovated from 2005 to 2007.


See:  The Supreme Court is located in Wake County and is close to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.



North Carolina Law and Justice Building – Raleigh







Photos taken 2012